John Godfrey & Camille Rankine Event Details: Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 8:00 pm Photo: John Sarsgard John Godfrey John Godfrey was born in Massena, N.Y. in 1945. He is the author of 14 collections of poetry, including The City Keeps: Selected and New Poems 1966-2014 (Wave Books, May 2016). He received an A.B. from Princeton University in 1967, and took a B.S. in Nursing from Columbia University in 1994. He has received fellowships from the General Electric Foundation (1984), the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2009), and the Z Foundation (2013). He retired in 2011 after 17 years as a nurse clinician in HIV/AIDS. He has lived in the East Village of Manhattan since the 1960s. Camille Rankine Camille Rankine is the author of Incorrect Merciful Impulses, published in 2016 by Copper Canyon Press, and the chapbook Slow Dance with Trip Wire, selected by Cornelius Eady for the Poetry Society of America’s 2010 New York Chapbook Fellowship. She is the recipient of a 2010 “Discovery”/Boston Review Poetry Prize, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the MacDowell Colony. She serves on the Executive Committee for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, chairs the board of The Poetry Project, and teaches at The New School and Hampshire College. PrevWriting Translation: Katrina Dodson, Aditi Machado, & Anna MoschovakisNextCANCELED — TALK — HOLDING FORGOTTEN READERS CLOSE: Four Black Women Reflect on African-American Literary Community.