Poet and Fulbright Scholar to read from works at Hamilton College

Published Oct 17, 2018 at 4:00pm

CLINTON — Poet and Fulbright Scholar Afaa Weaver will read from his work on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m., at the Fillius Events Barn at Hamilton College. The event is free.

Weaver’s work spans more than three decades and includes poetry, plays, and short fictions including: Water Song (1985), Rosa (1993), Government of Nature (2013), and The Ten Lights of God (2000).

His writing covers such topics as “family dynamics, American history and culture, Chinese and Asian culture and philosophies, and Jewish culture and religious history.”

He has received the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Pew Fellowship, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.