Reginald Dwayne Betts will be coming to campus to talk about his journey from prison to poetry and law school on Monday Feb 12th at 7pm in Rodman Hall Room A (please note the changed location). Dwayne is the author of three books: “Bastards of the Reagan Era,” the 2010 NAACP Image Award winning memoir, “A Question of Freedom,” which chronicles his nine years serving time in prison, and the poetry collection, “Shahid Reads His Own Palm.” He has earned a J.D. from the Yale Law School, an M.F.A. from Warren Wilson College’s M.F.A. Program for Writers, and a B.A. from the University of Maryland.
The reading is co-sponsored by the English Department, the PJHR Program, the Mandel Foundation, CSDI, and Political Science.
He will be meeting with the Carroll Ballers, Writers in Residence, and the Black Student Association while on campus. For more information, call or text Dr. Philip Metres at 216-556-1101.