In accordance with public health concerns, this show has been CANCELLED. We will work to reschedule the featured artist at the earliest possible opportunity. In the meantime, we encourage you to buy the poet’s book directly from the publisher: We Inherit What the Fires Left on Simon & Schuster. You can also visit the Simon & Schuster Instagram to join a weekly workshop with Will every Wednesday in April starting at noon EST.
William Evans is an author, speaker, & instructor from Columbus, Ohio. In addition to founding the Writing Wrongs Poetry Slam in Columbus, William is also the co-founder & editor-in chief of Black Nerd Problems, a website focused on pop culture & diversity. He is the author of We Inherit What the Fires Left, forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in spring 2020. Evans has been an artist in residence for both the Columbus Wexner Center and Columbus City Schools since 2012.
Evans belongs to fellowships from Callaloo & the Watering Hole Poetry. He is the poetry recipient of 2016 Sustainable Arts Foundation Grant & the 2018 Spirit of Columbus Foundation Grant. He is the author of the poetry collection, Still Can’t Do My Daughter’s Hair, released on Button Poetry in October of 2017. Visit him on Twitter @willevanswrites or Instagram @willtotha.