Terrance Hayes graciously visited Ploughshares at Emerson College’s campus on December 2, 2010. At 4:00 pm Kim McLarin conducted a Q&A with Terrance, and then moderated questions from the audience. At 6:00 pm, Terrance returned, freshened up with a jolt of coffee from a nearby coffee shop, ready for his reading. His reading was introduced by Jabari Asim.
Those of you who follow our blog know that Terrance Hayes, recent winner of the National Book Award for Poetry for his collection Lighthead, guest-edited our Winter 2010-11 issue, for sale now on the Ploughshares website.
Doug Paul Case, our tireless web/marketing intern, live tweeted the event @pshares. (Doug was the one who uploaded the content to our blog every week — go Doug!) Follow us on Twitter so you can catch future live tweeting of events.
The final parts of the interview can be watched here. Enjoy!
Diana Filar is a junior Writing, Literature, and Publishing major at Emerson College. She is the fiction editor at Emerson's undergraduate literary magazine The Emerson Review and the web/marketing intern at Ploughshares.