Iowa Writers' Workshop Lecture Series | Duriel E. Harris

Apr 27, 2023

06:30 PM

Dey House, Frank Conroy Reading Room

507 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

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Duriel Harris

Workshop Visiting Professor of Poetry Duriel Harris will give a lecture on running a literary journal.

Duriel E. Harris is a poet, performer, and sound artist. She is author of three print volumes of poetry, including her most recent, No Dictionary of a Living Tongue (Nightboat, 2017), Drag (2003) and Amnesiac: Poems (2010). Multi-genre works include her one-woman theatrical performance Thingification, as well as Speleology (2011), a video collaboration with artist Scott Rankin. Cofounder of the avant garde poetry/performance trio The Black Took Collective, Harris is showcased in the Poetry Foundation and Manual Cinema’s short film Multitudes celebrating the Walt Whitman BiCentennial. Harris is the Editor of Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora.

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