Graywolf Press and CAS51 invite you to join us as we celebrate the publication of Skin, Inc.

Celebrate Thomas Sayers Ellis’s second collection of poetry,”a complex, searing look at the state of black identity in America.” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)

Graywolf Press and CAS51 invite you to join us as we celebrate the publication of

SKIN, INC.
Identity Repair Poems
by
Thomas Sayers Ellis


Sunday, September 5

6:00 PM

CAS51

510 Randolph Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20011
(By subway: Georgia Ave-Petworth Metro Station)
Following a welcome from CAS51 co-founder Darryl Atwell, Ellis will give a brief reading and singer Carolyn Malachi will perform Ellis’s
“The Pronoun-Vowel…”.
Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Books will be available for purchase.


Thomas Sayers EllisThomas Sayers Ellis was born and raised in Washington, D.C. His previous poetry collection, The Maverick Room, was awarded the John C. Zacharis First Book Award. Ellis teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and in the Lesley University low-residency MFA program, and he is a faculty member of Cave Canem. A photographer and poet, he currently divides his time between Brooklyn, New York, and Washington, D.C.
Author photo (c) Rachel Eliza Griffiths

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