Literature & Spirituality | Reginald Dwayne Betts

Event time: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Sterling Memorial Library Auditorium See map
120 High St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Event description: 

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

Open to: 
General Public