Toi Derricotte to speak at Author’s Corner April 4th

Poet and essayist Toi Derricotte will be reading at the Author’s Corner at Illini Union Bookstore this Wednesday, April 4th, at 4:30 p.m., as part of the Carr Reading Series.

Derricotte is the author of five books of poems and a memoir, The Black Notebooks. Her most recent book is The Undertaker’s Daughter. Derricotte is also known for co-founding Cave Canem, a workshop/retreat for African American poets.

Toi Derricotte’s website is here, and the Poetry Foundation has an extensive biographical overview.


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