MVP Fridays | Ross Gay: “How can we incite joy?”

Reception to follow in Geddes Hall Coffee House
Part of the Center for Social Concerns MVP Fridays series

Ross Gay(link is external) is the author of four books of poetry: Against WhichBringing the Shovel DownBe Holding, winner of the PEN American Literary Jean Stein Award; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His first collection of essays, The Book of Delights, was released in 2019 and was a New York Times bestseller. His new collection of essays, Inciting Joy, was released by Algonquin in October of 2022.

Co-sponsors: Black Faculty and Staff AssociationCreative Writing ProgramInitiative on Race and Resilience