Upcoming Events

The Mackey Sessions Reception and Readings
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
The Mezzanine at the Durham Hotel

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.5-6pm - Welcome reception6-8pm - Opening night reading featuring Fred Moten & Ed... read more »


The Mackey Sessions:  Workshop #1 On Music
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am
The Mezzanine at the Durham Hotel

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center, and the... read more »


The Mackey Sessions:  Workshop #2 On Myth
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Mezzanine at the Durham Hotel

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center, and the... read more »


The Mackey Sessions: Keynote Reading and Music
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.The Ruby Lounge8 - 10PM - Keynote reading & music accompaniment at (Followed by reception... read more »


Mackey Sessions: Coltrane-Centric Poetry with music accompaniment & Farewell Brunch
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
The Mezzanine at the Durham Hotel

The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center, and the... read more »