The Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poet Series presents Fred D’Aguiar on Wednesday, February 18, 7pm at the Carling-Sorenson Theater. Poet, novelist and playwright Fred D’Aguiar was born in London in 1960 to Guyanese parents, and now serves as Gloria D. Smith Professor of Africana Studies at Virginia Tech. D’Aguiar’s first collection of poetry, Mama Dot, was published to wide acclaim in 1985 and established his reputation as one of the finest British poets of his generation. Among his other works
are Bill of Rights (1998), a long narrative poem about the 1979 Jonestown massacre. For more information and to reserve tickets visit https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/942534.
Event Location: Sorenson Center for the Arts
231 Forest Street, Babson Park, Massachusetts, 02457