Irène P. Mathieu (she/her) is an academic pediatrician, writer, and public health researcher. She is the author of milk tongue; Grand Marronage, which won Editor’s Choice for the Gatewood Prize and was the runner-up for the Cave Canem/Northwestern Prize; orogeny, which won the Bob Kaufman Book Prize; and the galaxy of origins. Irène is an assistant professor of pediatrics and an Assistant Director of Programs in Health Humanities at the University of Virginia.


Family Trees & Legacies

March 22, 2024 11AM – 12:30PM

Three poets look back on their lineage, translating its impact with daring, inventive forms.

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