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Date and Time

Monday, Jan 22 - Monday, 22, 2024

6:30 — 8:30 pm



Please join the College of Social Sciences and Humanities English Department for this year’s Skok Distinguished Visiting Writer Event with Hanif Abdurraqib.

Enjoy a reading and conversation with Hanif, followed by a book signing and reception.

Hanif Abdurraqib is an award-winning poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. His newest release is the There’s Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension (Random House, 2023). His previous book, A Little Devil In America (Random House, 2021) was a winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal and the Gordon Burn Prize. In 2021, Abdurraqib was named a MacArthur Fellow. He is a graduate of Beechcroft High School.