14th Annual Great Writers, Great Readings Series – Spring 2018
Wednesday, April 11, 6:30 p.m.
Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus
Admission to Great Writers, Great Readings events is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 516-463-5669 or visit hofstra.edu/gwgr.
Tara Betts, poet and spoken word/performance artist, is the author of Break the Habit and Arc & Hue and co-editor of The Beiging of America: Personal Narratives About Being Mixed Race in the 21st Century. She represented Chicago twice at the National Poetry Slam as part of the first two Mental Graffiti slam teams and has appeared on radio and television, including HBO's "Def Poetry Jam." Additionally, she has served as coach for students performing at Louder Than a Bomb and Brave New Voices. Betts holds a PhD in English from Binghamton University and an MFA in Creative Writing from New England College. She teaches at the University of Illinois-Chicago.