When: Tue., Sept. 26, 7 p.m. 2017
Kazim Ali has written four books of poetry, two books of essays and two novels. One of his texts, Bright Felon: Autobiography and Cities, is described as transgenre — part detective story, part literary memoir, part imagined past. His new novel, The Secret Room, not only crosses genres but mediums, as it takes the form of a string quartet. During this reading, four speakers read different texts simultaneously, making for what amounts to a literary anxiety attack.