Award-winning author Honorée Fanonne Jeffers will give a guest reading in the Cleveland Hall Alumnae House on Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. A reception and book signing will follow.
She is the author of The Gospel of Barbecue, which won the Stan and Tom Wick Prize for Poetry in 1999. Her second book of poetry, Outlandish Blues, is forthcoming in spring 2003.
Numerous organizations, including the Rona Jaffe Foundation for Women Writers, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund for Women, and the Cleveland Center for Contemporary Arts have honored Honorée Fanonne Jeffers for her work. She has also been a Poetry Scholar at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.