Poetry Reading: Natasha Oladokun and Chekwube O. Danladi

Location: Predolin 329

The Edgewood Review and English Association present a reading and Q&A with current UW Poetry Fellows Natasha Oladokun and Chekwube O. Danladi.

Come hang out and engage with the poetry of two of the best young writers in the country.

Chekwube O. Danladi (b. Lagos, Nigeria) is a writer & a reformed punk. She has received support from Callaloo, Kimbilio, Hedgebrook & the Vermont Studio Center. Chekwube is the associate prose editor at Honeysuckle Press and is currently the Jay C. & Ruth Halls Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she is working on a novel & a manuscript of poems.

Natasha Oladokun is a poet and essayist. Her work has appeared in the American Poetry Review, Harvard Review Online, Pleiades, Kenyon Review Online, The Adroit Journal, Image, The RS 500, and elsewhere. She is Associate Poetry Editor at story South, and is the inaugural First Wave Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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