Writers At Newark: John Keene, and Rigoberto Gonzalez
OR Multipurpose Room 231 (Located in Paul Robeson Campus Center)
John Keene is the author of the novel Annotations and the poetry collection Seismosis. His work has appeared in publications including African-American Review, Gay and Lesbian Review, Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, and A Public Space. He is the recipient of a Whiting Foundation Award and a Fellowship from the inaugural Pan-African Literary Forum. He teaches at Rutgers Newark.
Rigoberto Gonzalez is the author of 10 books, including Black Blossoms, a book of poems. So Often the Pitcher Goes to Water Until It Breaks was a National Poetry Series selection. A recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships and the Shelley Memorial Award. He is on the board of directors of the National Book Critics Circle. He teaches at Rutgers Newark.