- September 25, 2019
- Time: 6:00 pm
- Location: Robert Frost Home, Porches & Parlors Historic District
Climb aboard a horse-drawn carriage or Model T to make your way to the Frost Home for a reception at the very place where the famed poet wrote “Spring Pools” and other classic works. Then open your imagination for the mixed-media experience of the Detroit-born Jess' unconventional contemporary poetry at the Pavilion on the Green. Finally, enjoy a meal of farm-to-table fare from Michigan producers.
- 6:00 p.m. Reception (hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine) and remarks at the Frost Home
- 7:00 p.m. Farm-to-table meal at Pavilion on the Green and poetry program
- 9:00 p.m. Event concludes
Tyehimba Jess is the author of two books of poetry, Leadbelly and Olio. Olio won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, among others. Jess received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2018. He is a professor of English at the College of Staten Island.