help_outline Skip to main content
Add Me To Your Mailing List

 

Because of COVID-19, the DCV staff is working remotely and all face-to-face activities have been suspended. Please note, we can be reached by phone or email. Also, we have made some activities available online. Please click on the menu item above to access the latest information, online activities and entertainment. We plan to update this content regularly.   
HomeEventsCelebSalon: Poetry and Cocktails with Ethelbert Miller

Events - Event View

This is the "Event Detail" view, showing all available information for this event. If the event has passed, click the "Event Report" button to read a report and view photos that were uploaded.

CelebSalon: Poetry and Cocktails with Ethelbert Miller

When:
Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM
Where:
Virtual

Contact(s):
Ann V Talty
Registration
(202) 436-5252 (p)
Category:
Celeb Salon
Registration is required before Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 12:00 AM
Capacity:
40
Available Slots:
3
No Fee
No Fee
No Fee

(photo by Rick Reinhard)

Poetry provided by Ethelbert, Cocktails provided by you.

E. Ethelbert Miller is a writer and literary activist. He is the author of two memoirs and several books of poetry including The Collected Poems of E. Ethelbert Miller, a comprehensive collection that represents over 40 years of his work. For 17 years Miller served as the editor of Poet Lore, the oldest poetry magazine published in the United States. His poetry has been translated into nearly a dozen languages. Miller is a two-time Fulbright Senior Specialist Program Fellow to Israel. He holds an honorary degree of Doctor of Literature from Emory and Henry College and has taught at several universities.

Miller is host of the weekly WPFW morning radio show On the Margin with E. Ethelbert Miller and host and producer of The Scholars on UDC-TV. In recent years, Miller has been inducted into the 2015 Washington DC Hall of Fame and awarded the 2016 AWP George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature and the 2016 DC Mayor's Arts Award for Distinguished Honor. In 2018, he was inducted into Gamma Xi Phi and appointed as an ambassador for the Authors Guild. Miller’s most recent book If God Invented Baseball, published by City Point Press, was awarded the 2019 Literary Award for poetry by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.

Dupont Circle Village   •  
 2121 Decatur Place NW   •   Washington DC 20008   •   202.436.5252   •  admin@dupontcirclevillage.net