DPWC feats. 2021-22’s Season of Poetry and Prose

The Diasporic Peoples Writing Collective (DPWC) hosted a fantastic line-up of poets and writers for the 2021-22 season and we are now anticipating our last guest of the season, Keenan Norris, who you won’t want to miss. Our events are open to everyone, but you need a link, so if you are not yet a DPWC member, then by all means, contact us. DPWC2020.COM/contact

Keenan Norris

April 7, 2022, 6PM PST

Keenan Norris is a novelist, essayist, and short story writer. His latest novel is The Confession of Copeland Cane. Norris was a 2017 Marin Headlands Artist-in-Residence and garnered a Public Voices fellowship (2020), a Callaloo fellowship (2016) and two Yerba Buena Center for the Arts fellowships (2017, 2015). He serves as a guest editor for the Oxford African-American Studies Center.

Norris is the editor of the seminal text, Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape. His short work has appeared in numerous forums, including the Los Angeles Review of Books, Los Angeles Times, LitHub, Alta, Remezcla, popmatters.com and several anthologies of California literature. And Norris also teaches at San Jose State University.

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Link to the archive of wonderful guests we hosted during the 2021-22 season: Tureeda Mikell, Daniel B. Summerhill, Vernon Keeve III, MK Chavez, and Keenan Norris