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BRCC Magnolia Library to Host Book Talk with Clint Smith

clint smithBATON ROUGE, LA- Baton Rouge Community College's (BRCC) Magnolia Library will host a Book Talk with writer Clint Smith on Wednesday, October 19 at 12 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the Magnolia Library (Mid City Campus), 201 Community College Drive. This event is free and open to the public.

Smith is a writer, teacher, and Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University. He is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and was named the 2013 Christine D. Sarbanes Teacher of the Year by the Maryland Humanities Council.

Smith is also a 2014 National Poetry Slam champion, a Cave Canem Fellow, and his writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Guardian, and Boston Review. His TED Talks, The Danger of Silence and How to Raise a Black Son in America have been collectively viewed more than five million times. His first full-length collection of poems, Counting Descent, was published in September 2016 by Write Bloody Publishing.

For more information, call (225) 216-8555