The Poetry Project


Arisa White Reading & Conversation with Ross Gay

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Join us in celebration of Arisa White's hybrid poetic-memoir Who's Your Daddy. We'll hear White read from this fiercely narrative, chillingly lyric, and polyvocal book followed by the author in conversation with award winning writer Ross Gay.

We encourage enthusiastic readers and listeners to engage more deeply with Arisa White's and Ross Gay's works by purchasing their books. Arisa's Who's Your Daddy can be purchased through the publisher, Augury Books, at a discount. Ross Gay's Be Holding *can be purchased via


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