Event Details

Writers Speak Wednesdays with Sam Sax

Date: February 14th, 2018
Venue: Chancellors Hall
Address: 239 Montauk Highway
City: Southampton
Organization: Stony Brook Southampton
Time: 07:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Website: http://www.stonybrook.edu/southampton/mfa/special_programs/writers_speak.html
Phone: 631-632-5030


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Poet Sam Sax will be the next guest in the spring Writers Speak Wednesdays series of free author talks and readings open to the public at Stony Brook Southampton. Sax will read from and talk about his work on Wednesday, February 14, at 7 p.m. in the Radio Lounge on the second floor of Chancellors Hall.


Sam Sax is a queer Jewish writer, performer, educator, organizer, and the poetry editor at BOAAT Press. He is the author of Madness (Penguin Books, 2017), which was the winner of the 2016 National Poetry Series Competition, selected by Terrance Hayes.


His most recent collection, Bury It (Wesleyan University Press, 2018), is the winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. He has received fellowships from the NEA, Lambda Literary, and the MacDowell Colony. His poems have appeared in BuzzFeed, The New York Times, Poetry Magazine, Tin House, and other journals.