POSTPONED: Clint Smith, Black History Month Keynote Speaker
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Faye Spanos Concert Hall
3511 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95204
Due to an unforeseen family emergency, this event must, unfortunately, be postponed. We are actively working to reschedule and announce a new date for this event as soon as possible.
Clint Smith, a writer, teacher and Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University is the keynote speaker for the 2019 Black History Month Celebration. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Smith is a recipient of fellowships from the Art For Justice Fund, Cave Canem, the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, and the National Science Foundation. His writing has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New Republic, Poetry Magazine, The Paris Review, the Harvard Educational Review and several other publications. His first full-length collection of poetry, Counting Descent, published in 2016, won the 2017 Literary Award for Best Poetry Book from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and was a finalist for an NAACP Image Award.