Monday Poets Tonight At Central Library: Lamont Dixon & Mytili Jagannathan

One of my creative collaborators and favorite people in the world Mytili Jagannathan (who is also a Pew Fellow, so I’m not the only one who thinks she’s really talented) is reading her poetry this evening at the Central Library along with Lamont Dixon!

Monday Poets | Lamont Dixon & Mytili Jagannathan
Monday, April 1, 2013 at 6:30PM
Central Library
1901 Vine Street, 19103
Cost: FREE
No tickets required. For Info: 215-567-4341.
Lamont Dixon’s poetry has been published in African Voices, Phylaxis, New Poet’s Revolution and Essence Magazine. He has received the Phylaxis Society’s Award and the John G. Lewis Medal. He is a teaching and performing artist for the NJ & PA State Council for the Arts, Rutgers and Rowan University. He was co-executive producer for the Russell Simmon’s 2001 Def Poetry Jam Tour in Philadelphia.Mytili Jagannathan is the author of the chapbook Acts. Her poems have appeared in Sous Rature, EOAGH, Rattapallax, Combo, Interlope, and Indivisible: An Anthology of Contemporary South Asian American Poetry. She has received a Leeway Foundation Inspiration Grant and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts. She is currently dreaming up film/poetry collaborations with filmmaker Sara Zia Ebrahimi.

Monday Poets is presented in the Skyline Room on the 4th Floor of Parkway Central on the first Monday of every month and is moderated by Lamont Dixon.


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