We are proud to present Tongo Eisen-Martin, who will read from his work commissioned for the Poetry Center’s Art for Justice grant. After the reading, there will be a short Q&A and a book signing.
Tongo Eisen-Martin is a poet, movement worker, and educator. His latest book Heaven Is All Goodbyes was published by the City Lights Pocket Poets series, was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize and won a California Book Award and an American Book Award.
Andrea Lawlor edits fiction for Fence magazine, and has been awarded fellowships by Lambda Literary and Radar Labs. The book, Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl, was a 2018 finalist for the Lambda Literary and CLMP Firecracker Awards.