Acclaimed poet Elizabeth Acevedo will read from her old and new poetry, including the collection “Beastgirl,” published in 2016. She will also read selections from her new novel “Poet X,” due for release in March 2018. For more information on Ms.
on Sam Edes when he’s backslided
all he can stand, blaze orange and camo,
unwashed, sour breath, headed for
the pines, the power cut, the deer blind
before he brakes, yanks the wheel hard,
takes the turn-off he had chosen against,