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Patricia Lockwood and Jillian Weise Poetry Reading at Redux, Sat., Sept. 28, 7 pm

Sat., Sept. 28, at 7 pm, poets Patricia Lockwood and Jillian Weise will be reading at Redux Contemporary Art Center (1056 King Street). The event is free and open to the public, and Redux is accessible and inclusive to all people.

Jillian’s new book, Cyborg Detective, came out in early September. After the reading, there will be time for audience discussion with the authors, followed by a meet-and-greet and booksigning.

Patricia Lockwood is an American poet and essayist. In addition to her memoir Priestdaddy, which was named one of the 10 best books of 2017 by The New York Times, she has published two poetry collections and is notable for her trans-genre poetics.

Jillian Weise is a poet, performance artist and disability rights activist. She is the author of four books: three poetry collections and a novel. Her first book, The Amputee’s Guide to Sex, was recently reissued in a 10th anniversary edition with a new preface. Cyborg Detective is just out from BOA Editions. Weise co-edited a feature on disability poetics with Khadijah Queen for The New York Times. Her work has also appeared in A Public Space, Granta and Tin House. Her web series, “Tips for Writers by Tipsy Tullivan,” has been profiled by BOMBElectric Lit and Inside Higher Ed. She teaches at Clemson University.

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