Instagram Live Conversation with Damien McClendon
Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 12:30pm
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Join Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion on BGSU Fireland's Instagram @officialbgsufirelands for a virtual conversation with Damien McClendon, a Cleveland-based poet. Recipient of the 2018 Cleveland Arts Prize On the Verge fellowship for literature, Damien's work speaks to the experience of being a Black father, artist and teacher in one of the country’s most poverty-stricken cities. He works as a teaching artist bringing performance poetry to schools and other public spaces. Damien also holds the office of Poet Laureate for the city of Cleveland Heights and is co-director of The People Poetry Cleveland.