PSNH Presents: L. Lamar Wilson and Growing up in the Rural South

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Date(s) - July 26, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


L. Lamar Wilson is the author of Sacrilegion (Carolina Wren Press, 2013), a Thom Gunn Award finalist; co-author of  Prime: Poetry and Conversation (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014); and associate producer of The Changing Same (POV Shorts, 2019), which streams at American Documentary and airs on PBS. Recent poems and essays have been have appeared at Callaloo, Poetry, Poem-a-Day, The New York Times, Interim, TriQuarterly, NPR, Oxford American, The Root, south, The Washington Post, and elsewhere. Wilson, who spent nearly two decades in the nation’s top newsrooms, including the Times and the Post, has received fellowships from the Cave Canem, Civitella Ranieri, Ragdale, and Hurston-Wright foundations, is an Affrilachian Poet, and teaches creative writing, African American poetics, and film studies at Florida State University and The Mississippi University for Women.

Read his poems on his website at

Read more about L. Lamar Wilson on underbelly.

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