Jake Skeets - Taylorsville
Oct 10, 2019, 7:00 pm
Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers
Wasatch Front Region
VenueSalt Lake Community College
1575 South State Street
Taylorsville , UT 84115
Salt Lake Community College is excited to host Jake Skeets on October 10, 7:00 PM on at the South City Campus, Multipurpose Room (1575 South State Street, SLC, UT 84115).
Jake Skeets is Black Streak Wood, born for Water’s Edge. He is Diné from Vanderwagen, New Mexico. He holds an MFA in poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts. Skeets is a winner of the 2018 Discovery/Boston Review Poetry Contest and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Skeets edits an online publication called Cloudthroat and organizes a poetry salon and reading series called Pollentongue, based in the Southwest. He is a member of Saad Bee Hózhǫ́: A Diné Writers’ Collective and currently teaches at Diné College in Tsaile, Arizona. He is the author of Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers, forthcoming September 2019.
This event is made possible with the support of Salt Lake Community College and Utah Humanities.