70 District Square SW Washington DC 20024
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The voices raised against Trump and his ideology of hatred are diverse, powerful, engaged, and empathetic. Their individual experiences and social consciousness resonate through this important collection of poems written in resistance to xenophobia, racism, misogyny, homophobia, and authoritarianism. Join contributors Kyle Dargan, Cave Canem and Hurston/Wright Legacy award winner, the author of books including Honest Engine, and associate professor of literature at American; celeste doaks, a journalist, author of the poetry collection Cornrows and Cornfields, and contributor to Not Without our Laughter; and Denise Low, former Kansas poet laureate and author of two dozen books of prose and poetry, including The Turtle’s Beating Heart and A Casino Bestiary, for a reading and discussion of poetry in the era of Trump, moderated by Christian Teresi, Director of Conferences at Association of Writers & Writing Programs.
This event is free to attend with no reservation required. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.
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Politics and Prose at The Wharf 70 District Square SW Washington DC 20024