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Tell About the South: Howard L. Craft, Tues, March 22 at 12:30 pm


Playwright and poet Howard L. Craft discusses the impact of African American southern culture on his writing by sharing his work from genres of drama, poetry, and non-fiction. Craft’s work explores the crossroads between the New and Old South from the African American middle and working class perspective. Drawing on stories and events that influenced him as a young writer, in Writing the African American South, Craft provides an intimate look at the powerful role culture plays in the formation of the artist’s creative process and the art that results from it.