- Bronx: Africa Poetry Town Hall Tour
Bronx: Africa Poetry Town Hall Tour
Ghanaian-born Rachel Ansong—a 2015 BRIO Award winner for poetry—reads from her work, accompanied by Gambian musician/historian Salieu Suso on the kora. A community town hall discussion on identity and immigration in the Bronx, moderated by Bronx Writers Center’s director, Charlie Vázquez, follows.
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Join us Friday August 19:
One week after the brutal attack on author @SalmanRushdie, the NY literary community is rallying in solidarity and presenting public readings from Rushdie's works on the steps of @nypl on 5th Avenue.
#StandWithSalman. Details: https://pen.org/event/stand-with-salman/
There's a "before" & "after" to the new #SalmanRushdie affair. This terrorist attack requires a strong reply. So, in @TheAtlantic, my call for the author of #TheSatanicVerses, and my dear friend, Salman Rushdie, to receive the #NobelPrize in Literature. https://bit.ly/3JZ22vX