Cynthia Manick for Studio A

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm

Tune in to Studio A on Sunday, April 23 from 9:00-10:00 PM EST for a live reading and interview with poet Cynthia Manick. Manick is the author of Blue Hallelujahs (Black Lawrence Press, 2016). A Pushcart Prize nominated poet with a MFA in Creative Writing from the New School; she has received fellowships from Cave Canem, the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, Fine Arts Work Center, the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Hedgebrook, Poets House, and the Vermont Studio Center. Manick serves as East Coast Editor of the independent press Jamii Publishing and is Founder of the reading series Soul Sister Revue. Select poems have been
performed by Emotive Fruition, a performance series in NYC where actors bring to life page
poetry for the stage; and most recently her poem "Things I Carry Into The World" was made into
a film by Motionpoems, an organization dedicated to video poetry. Her work has appeared in the
Academy of American Poets' Poem-A- Day Series, African American Review, Bone Bouquet,
Callaloo, Clockhouse, DMQ Review, Gemini Magazine, Human Equity Through Art (HEArt),
Fjords Review, Kweli Journal, Muzzle Magazine, Obsidian: Literature in the African Diaspora,
Passages North, Pedestal Magazine, Poetry City, USA, PLUCK! The Journal of Affrilachian
Arts and Culture, St. Ann’s Review, The Wall Street Journal, Tidal Basin Review,
and elsewhere. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.