Afaa Michael Weaver

Afaa Michael Weaver

Event Details

Public lecture
“The Poet in the Factory/A Mind-Body Connection”
Thursday, February 2 at 12:30pm
Location: Oddfellows 105c

Public reading
Thursday, February 2 at 7pm
Location: Tillotson Room, Tippie Alumni Center


Afaa Michael Weaver’s fourteen collections of poetry include My Father’s Geography, Timber and Prayer, Multitudes, and the three books that make up The Plum Flower Trilogy. Weaver has received numerous fellowships and awards, including a National Endowment of the Arts Literature Fellowship, a Pew Fellowship, a 2002 Fulbright Scholar appointment to Taiwan, and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. He teaches in Drew University’s MFA Program.