Pratt Podcasts

Won't You Celebrate With Me?

Lucille Clifton, Nikki Giovanni, and Afaa Michael WeaverNikki Giovanni and Afaa Michael Weaver head a star-studded lineup of poets and writers reading and remembering Lucille Clifton on the 75th anniversary of her birth; readers include Melvin Brown, Sarah Browning, Linda Joy Burke, Hayes Davis, Teri Cross Davis, Joanne Gabbin, Reginald Harris, Bruce Jacobs and Jadi Omowale. Michael Glaser, Maryland Poet Laureate 2004-2009, will serve as emcee.

Program Notes:

Welcome Dr. Carla Hayden
CEO, Enoch Pratt Free Library
Remarks Dr. Joanne Gabbin
Executive Director
Furious Flower Poetry Center
James Madison University
Reading Lynda Koolish
Photographer, Won't You Celebrate With Me?
Host Michael Glaser
Readings Sarah Browning
Melvin Brown
Teri Cross Davis
Bruce Jacobs
Linda Joy Burke
Music John Milton Wesley
Readings Hayes Davis
Jadi Omowale
Reginald Harris
Afaa Michael Weaver
Nikki Giovanni


Recorded On: Thursday, June 14, 2012