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Works of Justice: Open Doors Reality Poets ‘Wheeling & Healing’

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Housing Works Bookstore and Cafe partner with the PEN America Prison Writing Program for the Works of Justice event series, continuing with Open Doors Reality Poets Wheeling & Healing. Ashley C. Ford hosts the launch of Open Doors’ anthology Wheeling & Healing, edited by the Reality Poets. The Reality Poets invited residents of their long-term care facility, neighbors on Roosevelt Island, mentors, and friends to contribute poems toward a message of realness, resilience, and healing.

Ashley C. Ford lives in Brooklyn by way of Indiana. She is currently writing her memoir, Somebody’s Daughter, which will be published by Flatiron Books under the imprint An Oprah Book. Ford currently hosts PROFILE by BuzzFeed News, and is the former host of Brooklyn-based news & culture TV show (and podcast!), 112BK. She is also working on a collection of interviews (B-Side Chats) with her husband, Kelly Stacy.

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