Cornelius Eady and Kathryn Nocerino appeared together at the Poetry
Festival at St. Clement’s several times between 1979 and 1983.
One reading was on December 21, 1981.
St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, 423 West 46
Cornelius Eady, Poet
http://www.corneliuseady.com/ Cornelius Eady is the author of eight books of poetry, including
Hardheaded Weather: New and Selected Poems
(Putnam, April 2008). His second book,
Victims of the Latest Dance Craze
, won the Lamont Prize from the Academy of American Poets in 1985. In2001
was a finalist for the National Book Award.
His theater work includes the play, “Brutal Imagination,” and the libretto for the opera“Running Man” which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 199
9.In 1996 he co-founded with Toi Derricotte
, a summer workshop/retreat forAfrican American poets.