On October 15, 2019, Wake Forest University students, faculty and staff are invited to meet L. Lamar Wilson, who joined the Wake Forest University Creative Writing faculty this year, as he shares his PBS film and discusses his poet-scholar worldview and his new work.
Dr. Wilson’s film screening and reading will be held in the ZSR Library Auditorium, Room 404, at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15.
L. Lamar Wilson teaches creative writing courses and literature at Wake Forest University and in The Mississippi University for Women’s low-residency MFA program. His scholarly essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Callaloo, Obsidian, and south. His documentary poetics has been featured in two poetry collections, a stage production, and a film: Sacrilegion (Carolina Wren Press, 2013), a finalist for the Thom Gunn Award; Prime (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014), a co-authored hybrid text of poetry and conversation and a 2015 American Library Association “Over the Rainbow” selection; The Gospel Truth, a musical adaptation of Sacrilegion; and The Changing Same, a collaboration with Rada Film Group that opened the second installment of PBS’s POV Shorts series this summer and will inaugurate the network’s POV Spark VR offerings next year.