- This event has passed.
An Evening with Saeed Jones
April 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
WHEN: April 1st, from 7–8 p.m.
Registration Required, using passcode: crowds202 (case sensitive)
Former Buzzfeed culture editor Saeed Jones has been a leading voice on issues of identity. His acclaimed 2019 memoir How We Fight for Our Lives won the Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction for depicting his coming of age as a Black gay man in Texas and Kentucky with a “tenacious honesty” that “compels us to be honest with ourselves.”
His poetry collection Prelude to Bruise won the 2015 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry and the 2015 Stonewall Book Award/Barbara Gittings Literature Award. The collection was also a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as awards from Lambda Literary and the Publishing Triangle in 2015. He lives in Columbus, Ohio.
This event is co-sponsored by the Moody College Honors Program, Michener Center for Writers, Plan II Honors Program and Department of American Studies through a crowdsourcing partnership with The Tuesday Agency and participating universities, libraries and organizations.
CONTACT: Moody Honors Director Dave Junker (email@example.com)
Moody College of Communication is proud to present Texas Moody Media. Texas Moody Media is a multi-disciplinary content channel designed to engage students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends from all of The University of Texas at Austin, and it showcases content produced by members of the Moody College community. All Events/Announcements submitted to Texas Moody Media are subject to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Any Events/Announcements found in violation will be removed without warning. Examples of such violations include using an image without consent from the image owner. More information is available online at https://security.utexas.edu/policies/DMC. Content may not be used without permission.