CFK Poetics: A Visiting Writers Series featuring Ross Gay

Join The College of the Florida Keys for the next reading in our CFK Poetics Series. Ross Gay is the author of four books of poetry: Against Which; Bringing the Shovel Down; Be Holding; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His new poem, Be Holding, was released from the University of Pittsburgh Press in September

CFK Poetics: A Visiting Writer Series featuring Richard Blanco

Each April for 12 years, CFK has celebrated National Poetry Month by inviting students, poets, and community members alike to participate in the College’s annual poetry reading series. The series, led by students in the College’s poetry writing class, is an open-mic program that features classic, contemporary, and self-crafted poems. The event tackles a new theme in poetry every year. A longstanding interest in the annual series has led to

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