Reading by poet Tiana Clark

Tiana Clark

Monday, December 12, 2016 @ 7:00 PM 
At: The Watson House (on South Carolina Avenue across from Cannon residence hall) 

The Mountain Goat and the Sewanee Review invite the community to a reading by poet Tiana Clark, author of Equilibrium. Clark is the winner of the 2016 Academy of the American Poets Prize and 2015 Rattle Poetry Prize. Her writing has appeared in or is forthcoming from Sewanee ReviewRattleBest New Poets of 2015Crab Orchard ReviewSouthern Indiana Review, and many more.

Clark studied Africana and women's studies at Tennessee State University, but she is no stranger to the Mountain. She was a Tennessee Williams Scholar at the 2016 Sewanee Writers' Conference, and will teach the poetry workshop at the Sewanee Young Writers' Conference in summer 2017.

She has recently been awarded funding from the Nashville Metropolitan Arts Commission for her community project, Writing as Resistance, which provides creative writing workshops for trans youth. Additionally, Tiana has taught various creative writing workshops for the Porch Writer’s Collective including SLANT (Student Literary Artists of Nashville, Tennessee—a creative writing program for teens).

Find her online at

A sample of Tiana Clark reading her poetry can be viewed here.

This event is free and open to the community.