Ross performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on April 16, 2019, speaking on the evening’s theme, “The Strength Of Ignorance.” Ross also led a Student Storytelling Workshop for SpeakTogether at Talent Unlimited High School during the month of December 2020.
Ross Gay is the author of four books of poetry: Against Which; Bringing the Shovel Down; Be Holding, winner of the PEN American Literary Jean Stein Award; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Catalog was also a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, the Ohioana Book Award, the Balcones Poetry Prize, the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, and it was nominated for an NAACP Image Award.
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