Sherwin Bitsui Reading

Saturday, June 8, 4:00 p.m. at the Crowley Theater, 98 South Austin Street. Free and open to all.

In partnership with Agave Festival Marfa, Chinati presents artist and poet Sherwin Bitsui, Diné of the Todích’ii’nii, born for the Tlizí-laaní, author of SHAPESHIFT, DISSOLVE, and FLOOD SONG. Bitsui will read from work in progress. Bitsui is one of the great, contemporary lyric poets, bringing Diné grammar and poetics to bear on the English language, taking contemporary English to places, literal and figurative, which it may had not foreseen for itself, adding dimensions of feeling and understanding.