Poetry Reading: MEND

 

Poetry Reading: MEND

Posted by Centre News in Academics, Campus Event, Creative Writing, English, History 29 Mar 2017
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/29/2017
7:30 pm

Location
Crounse Hall - Vahlkamp Theatre

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Poet and educator Kwoya Fagin Maples will give a reading of a selection of poems from her manuscript, MEND, which tells the stories of enslaved African-American women who were the experimental subjects of Dr. James Marion Sims of Montgomery, Alabama. This work received a grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Foundation. Maples is from Charleston, South Carolina and holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Alabama. She currently teaches creative writing at the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham.
 
FREE — OPEN TO THE PUBLIC