Offered by the Ventura County Poetry Project, please enjoy a free series: Black Poets of Ventura County.
We are lucky here in Ventura County to have a distinguished group of Black poets and writers open to sharing their work.
Geoffrey Jacques is a poet, critic, and teacher who writes about literature, the visual arts, and culture.
His research interests include modernist poetry and poetics, African American literature and culture, and the postmodern city.
His latest book of poems is Just For a Thrill (Wayne State University Press, 2005).
He has also published poems in such journals as Fence, Callaloo, Hambone, Black Renaissance Noire, Long News in the Short Century, and elsewhere.
His essays have appeared in many periodicals, including Art Forum International, The Black Scholar, Black Issues Book Review, and the Journal of Popular Music Studies.
He holds a Ph.D. in English from CUNY and is currently teaching in the Black Studies Program at UCSB.
All readings are free and open to the public. Readings begin at 7:30pm; zoom opens at 7pm:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9607501600 Meeting ID: 960 750 1600
See the entire series:
- Julius Sokenu January 21st
- W. David Hall February 18th
- Raquel Baker March 18th
- Russell Stockard April 8th
- Joelle Hannah April 22nd
- Geoffrey Jacques May 6th