Iain Haley Pollock


April 29, 2023
Meet the Authors: African American
Author Event 

Ossining Public Library
Ossining, NY 

With Sarah Bracey White, Kendall Glaspie, and James Darren Hicks
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

April 29, 2023
Desmond-Fish Public Library
Garrison, NY
With Silvina L
ópez Medin
2:00 p.m. ET

May 12, 2023
Couplet Reading Series
Red Room, KGB Bar
New York, NY
7​​​​​:00 p.m. ET

June 10, 2023
Hudson Valley Books for Humanity 

Ossining, NY
With Sean Singer and Jennifer Franklin
7​​​​​:00 p.m. ET

July 11, 2023
Social Justice Research Academy

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA




For booking, please email:

iain dot pollock at gmail dot com

"If the spirit is generous, and the balance between living and letters match, a fine book of poems sings the author and the reader free."

—Cornelius Eady

"Beyond the bracing intelligence in these poems, beyond the surges of joy and trouble, beyond the poet’s awe in this split second, he plunges with imagination into the timeless work of loving witness, resonant with high style and the blues."

—Brooks Haxton

"We all hear a personal music, and it’s up to us to create the moves to go with it. Pollock listens well, and his dance is all strut and stomp, wild and wooly, and filled with the stories he’s seen, heard, and lived. Focusing on themes of racial identity, romance, the everyday things in life, and ever-looming mortality, these poems are built on jazz, troubles, pain, gunfire in the night, blues. . ."

—Louis McKee, Library Journal

Iain Haley Pollock © 2023