Readings from Bastards of the Reagan Era
Lecture followed by book signing and reception.
Reginald Dwayne Betts is a husband and father of two sons. A poet and memoirist, he is the author of three books: the recently published Bastards of the Reagan Era; the 2010 NAACP Image Award winning memoir A Question of Freedom; and the poetry collection Shahid Reads His Own Palm. He received a B.A. from the University of Maryland, an M.F.A. from Warren Wilson College’s M.F.A. Program for Writers, and most recently a J.D. from Yale Law School. He is a recipient of the Liman Fellowship and currently works at the New Haven Public Defender’s Office. (from http://www.dwaynebetts.com/bio/)