Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Chiyuma Elliott

Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Chiyuma Elliott

The public is invited to the Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill, featuring Chiyuma Elliott, on Thursday, November 17 at 6 PM. Refreshments and book sales will be available at 6 PM; the reading will begin at 6:30 PM.

Chiyuma Elliott is the author of four books of poetry: Blue in Green (2021), At Most (2020), Vigil (2017), and California Winter League (2015).  She is a former Stegner Fellow and an Associate Professor of African American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Chiyuma’s scholarly work focuses on poetry and the Harlem Renaissance. Her poems have appeared in the African American ReviewCallaloo, the Notre Dame Review, the PN Review, and other journals. She has received fellowships from the American Philosophical Society, Cave Canem, and the Vermont Studio Center.

The Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill is sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, Department of English, and Southern Humanities Review in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University; the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University; and the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben Street in Auburn. For more information about the series, visit aub.ie/thirdthursday.

Last Updated: November 18, 2022