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Fiction / Poetry


Origin Stories (In Person)

Origin Stories aren’t just for superheroes. This reading from St. Francis College MFA faculty and students will feature an exciting lineup of writers reflecting on their own origin stories as writers, as well as the origin stories of their writing. Writers, authors, and poets Clarence A. Haynes, Jive Poetic, Keyshawn Griffith, Marielena Gomez, Caroline Hagood, Theo Gangi, and Felice Belle will ponder possible superpowers, and muse on how they got here, and what it is that they fight for. Presented in partnership with Books Are Magic.

St. Francis College, 179 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, Auditorium – wheelchair accessible

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