Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Workshop

10 – 11 am CST

Emy Frentz Art Guild

523 2nd St. Mankato, MN

This event is free and open to the public.

Craft Talk

3 – 4 pm CST

Minnesota State University Mankato

Centennial Student Union Room 253/4/5

This event is free and open to the public.

Reading

7:30 – 8:30 pm CST

Minnesota State University Mankato

Centennial Student Union Room 253/4/5

This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase.

Rachel Eliza Griffiths  is a poet, novelist, and visual artist. Her most recent hybrid collection of poetry and photography, Seeing the Body (W.W. Norton 2020), was selected as the winner of the 2021 Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Award in Poetry, the 2021 Paterson Poetry Prize, and a finalist for the 2021 NAACP Image Award. Her literary and visual work has appeared widely, including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Best American Poetry (2020, 2021), Guernica, The Kenyon Review, Lit Hub, and many others. Griffiths is the recipient of fellowships, including Cave Canem, Kimbilio, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Civitella Ranieri, and Yaddo. Her debut novel, Promise (Random House), is forthcoming in 2023