Celebrate Black Music Month with Poetry

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Celebrate Black Music Month with Poetry

Poet Fred Joiner Shares Musical Words

photo of Fred JoinerLocal poet and artist Fred Joiner will choose poems from the Black Studies collection that are inspired by Black music and share some of his own music-inspired poetry.

Fred Joiner's work has appeared or is forthcoming in Callaloo, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Mosaic Literary Magazine and other publications. He has read widely throughout the Washington Metropolitan area and in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  

Please join us in the Black Studies Center on Monday, June 25 from 6:30-8 p.m. for an evening of jazzy spoken word magic!