Mark your calendars–the PITT Contemporary Writers Series is hosting an amazing event featuring a reading by editor Camille T. Dungy and guest poets.

Dungy is author of Suck on the Marrow (Red Hen Press, 2010) and What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison (Red Hen Press, 2006), a finalist for the PEN Center USA 2007 Literary Award and the Library of Virginia 2007 Literary Award.

She is editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (University of Georgia Press, 2009), coeditor of From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great (Persea, 2009) and assistant editor of Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem’s First Decade (University of Michigan Press, 2006).

The reading will take place at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh at 7 p.m on March 24.

On March 25, there will be a discussion with Dungy at 2 p.m. in Room G8, Cathedral of Learning.