Rickey Laurentiis and Phillip B. Williams read from their poetry
Rickey Laurentiis is the author of Boy with Thorn, selected by Terrance Hayes for the 2014 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and named one of the Top 16 Best Poetry Books by Buzzfeed. He received his MFA in Writing from Washington University in St Louis.
Phillip B. Williams is the author of the book of poems Thief in the Interior. He received his MFA in Writing from Washington University in St. Louis. He is the poetry editor of the online journal Vinyl and the 2015-2017 Creative Writing Fellow in Poetry at Emory University.