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Poetry

FREE

Schomburg Center and NBF Presents: The Poetics of the Archive (In Person)

National Book Award Winners Nikky Finney (Head Off & Split) and Robin Coste Lewis (Voyage of the Sable Venus) excavate and reimagine family and historical archives as poetry in their recent books Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry and To the Realization of Perfect Helplessness. The authors join National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson (Brown Girl Dreaming) in conversation on the careful work of community archival and the power of Black stories amidst continued book banning. Presented in partnership with the National Book Foundation and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10037-1801 – wheelchair accessible

https://www.nationalbook.org

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