Remica Bingham-Risher Reading and Book Signing

April 6, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Resist Booksellers - Petersburg Location

Resist Booksellers is super excited to welcome poet and essayist Remica Bingham-Risher to Resist Booksellers to celebrate the release of the book, Room Swept Home!

Remica Bingham-Risher is a poet, interviewer, and essayist, a Cave Canem fellow, and an Affrilachian Poet. Her book, Soul Culture: Black Poets, Books, and Questions That Grew Me Up, was published by Beacon Press in 2022. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, the Writer’s Chronicle, Callaloo, Essence, and a host of other outlets. She is the author of Conversion, winner of the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award; What We Ask of Flesh, shortlisted for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award; and Starlight & Error, winner of the Diode Editions Book Award and a finalist for the Library of Virginia Book Award. She is the Director of Quality Enhancement Plan Initiatives, which help faculty integrate writing and reading into the classroom, at Old Dominion University. She resides in Norfolk, Virginia, with her husband and children.

Bring your friends, family, or even your favorite neighbor to share in this one-of-a-kind experience.

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024 2:00 PM EST

Location: Resist Booksellers 233 N Sycamore Street, Petersburg, VA 23803