Author Event - Jess Rizkallah


Tuesday, September 24, 2019
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-24 18:30:00 2019-09-24 18:30:00 Auditorium at the D. H. Hill, Jr. Library


Event Description

Jess Rizkallah is a Lebanese-American writer and illustrator with an MFA in poetry from New York University. She is visiting NC State for a week-long artist residency. In this program, she will read from her poetry collection, the magic my body becomes, which won the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize.

book cover - the magic my body becomes

This program is co-presented by the Libraries, Arts NC State and The Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies.

Contact Information

Marian Fragola

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.


If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Marian Fragola at or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.

Photo of Jess Rizkallah