Last Sunday Poetry Reading & Open Mic

When:
March 26, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2017-03-26T15:00:00-04:00
2017-03-26T16:30:00-04:00
Where:
Bloomington and Monroe County Convention Center
302 S College Ave
Bloomington, IN 47403
USA
Cost:
Free

Last Sunday Poetry Reading & Open Mic

Co-presented by the Writers Guild and the Bloomington & Monroe County Convention Center

Guest Readers: Abegunde and Patsy Rahn

Come early to sign up for Open Mic!

Dr. Abegunde is an egungun (ancestral) priest in the Yoruba Orisa tradition, Reiki Master, and doula with a focus on the recovery of ancestral memory from the Earth and human body. Her writing has been published in numerous journals and anthologies, including The Kenyon Review, Best African American Fiction 2010, Beyond the Frontier: African-American Poetry for the 21st Century, and nocturnes (re)view of the literary arts.  She is the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem, Sacatar (Brazil), Ragdale, and Norcroft.

More information about her work can be found at:
http://iub.academia.edu/MariaHamiltonAbegunde
http://abegunde.com

Patsy Rahn is a poet and prose writer.  She worked for many years as an actress in Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles.  Her writing has been published in academic journals and various literary publications. She has given poetry readings in Toronto, Los Angeles and Bloomington.  In 2016 she read at a number of public events, including with the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra. Patsy has been a reader for the radio shows Books Unbound on WFHB, and Anthology on WFIU. She is a founding member and chairperson emerita of the Writers Guild at Bloomington and works at the Eskenazi Museum of Art.

 

Free parking in the back.

This event is free and open to the public.

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