History Into Poetry with David Mills

New Jersey Room - Priscilla Gardner Main Library 472 Jersey Ave., Jersey City, NJ, United States

Poet David Mills visits the New Jersey Room to discuss turning historical research into poetry, and read some of his work. Mills' 2021 book, Boneyarn, draws inspiration from New York City's¬†African Burial Ground. As critic Rodney Jones describes, " the 419 bodies unearthed when the site was discovered, only one whole name was found. Mills […]