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April 2017

“America needs a voice like hers”: Gwendolyn Brooks and A Street in Bronzeville (1945). A conversation and reading.

April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Newberry , Ruggles Hall, 60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610 United States
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As part of a citywide celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks marking the one-hundredth anniversary of her birth, the Newberry will gather poets, scholars, historians, and archivists to discuss the historical context of Brooks’ groundbreaking first book of poems, A Street in Bronzeville. Published in in August 1945—the same month that World War II ended—the collection expresses the rich complexities of life on Chicago’s South Side within the larger fight for democracy both at home and abroad. Presenters: Anna Chen, Curator of…

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Camille T. Dungy at Yavapai College | Literary Southwest Series | Reading, Q&A, Booksigning

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yavapai College Library, Susan N. Webb Community Room, Building 19, Room 147., Prescott, AZ United States + Google Map

Literary Southwest Series Featuring readings and workshops by the Southwest's most prominent authors from diverse backgrounds who work in multiple genres. All readings are free and open to the public.Camille T. Dungy at Yavapai College

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National Poetry month event at Old Firehouse/The Forge

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Firehouse bookstore, The Forge Publick House 255 Old Firehouse Alley
Fort Collins, CO 80524 United States
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Featuring Fort Collins poets Mary Crow, Camille T. Dungy, Aby Kaupang, and Sasha Steensen. This event is free and open to the public.National Poetry month event at Old Firehouse/The Forge

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