Lit Fridays is a literary-focused, virtual salon presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, featuring conversations and guest performances on the last Friday* of each month at 6:00p EST via Facebook Live and Zoom Webinar. All conversations are moderated by AWAACC Literary Curator, Jessica Lanay.
Maya Marshall is the author of the poetry collection All the Blood Involved in Love and the chapbook Secondhand. She is cofounder of underbelly, the journal on the practical magic of poetic revision.
Marshall was the 2021-2023 Poetry Fellow at Emory University following her time as artist- in-residence at Northwestern University. She holds fellowships from MacDowell, Cave Canem, Vermont Studio Center, Callaloo, The Watering Hole, and Community of Writers. Her poetry, essays, reviews, and interviews have been published in or are forthcoming Boston Review, Crazyhorse, Best New Poets, Poets & Writers, The Southampton Review, and elsewhere. She works as an editor for Haymarket Books. She is an assistant professor of English and creative writing at Adelphi University.