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Derricotte and Saunier at the Art Yard, Frenchtown

  • Art Yard 62a Trenton Avenue Frenchtown, NJ, 08825 United States (map)

Free Poetry Reading with Toi Derricote and Hayden Saunier

Toi Derricotte is a nationally recognized and widely anthologized poet, the recipient of numerous literary awards and fellowships, the author of six books of poetry and three memoirs, including The Black Notebooks, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. She is co-founder of Cave Canem, an African-American poetry workshop founded in 1996 to remedy the under-representation and isolation of African American poets in the literary landscape.

Hayden Saunier, the Poet Laureate of Bucks County, is the author of four books of poetry and the recipient of many poetry awards, including the Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize. Hayden is also an actor with appearances in movies and TV including The Sixth Sense, House of Cards, and Do No Harm.