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Thursday, February 27 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Visiting Writers Series: Shayla Lawson

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Shayla Lawson is the author of A Speed Education in Human Being, the chapbook PANTONE and I Think I’m Ready to see Frank Ocean—and the forthcoming essay collection THIS IS MAJOR (Harper Perennial, 2020). She is also co-curator of The Tenderness Project with Ross Gay. A MacDowell and Yaddo Artist Colony Fellow, Shayla Lawson is a member of The Affrilachian Poets & currently serves as Writer-in-Residence at Amherst College.


Thursday February 27, 2020 8:00pm - 10:00pm EST
UMass Amherst, Great Hall