Women Poets at Barnard: francine j. harris, Shayla Lawson & Jana Prikryl
Three featured poets dive into their newest work. francine j. harris shares excerpts from her third collection, Here Is the Sweet Hand. harris (pictured) is the author of allegiance and play dead, winner of a 2017 Lambda Literary Award and the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry. Shayla Lawson comes out of the slam poetry scene of her native Kentucky and is the author of A Speed Education in Human Being and Pantone. Jana Prikryl is the author of No Matter and The After Party. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The New York Review of Books.