Friday, March 20, 7pm
Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 3716 Washington
This event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please check back at a later date for rescheduling.
This series presents readings and performances by a range of emerging, mid-career, and established writers from St. Louis and across the United States. 100 Boots is organized by Ted Mathys, poet and educator at St. Louis University. At each program, a selection of the writers’s books are for sale courtesy of Left Bank Books. The first event of the season features readings by poets Tracie Morris and Faisal Mohyuddin. We encourage visitors to arrive early due to limited seating.
Nathaniel Mackey is the author of books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, editor of the Literary Jounal Hambone, and radio show host. His collection, Splay Anthem, won the 2006 National Book Award for Poetry. He is also on the Board of Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets, and is Professor of Literature at the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Natalie Shapero has worked as a civil rights lawyer and is currently Professor of the Practice of Poetry at Tufts University and an Editor at Large of the Kenyon Review. Her first poetry collection No Object was published by Saturnalia in 2013, and her writing has appeared in The Believer, The New Republic, Poetry, and The Progressive. She lives in Massachusetts.
This event is presented by the Pulitzer Arts Foundation. To learn more, visit pulitzerarts.org.