Adelphi University MFA in Creative Writing & Village of Crickets Spring 2018 Events
Women of Resistance Launch Party!
Friday, March 9, 5-7pmSpain Restaurant & Toma Bar Join us during the AWP Conference in Downtown Tampa to celebrate the publication of Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism, edited by MFA Alumni, Danielle Barnhart and Iris Mahan. Rapid-fire Readings by Mahogany L. Browne, Safia Elhillo, Jenny Johnson, Jacqueline Jones LaMon, Dorothea Lasky, Cynthia Dewi Oka, and more! Refreshments & Poetry will be served.
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I AM NO BIRD: A Night of Women’s Fiction
Wednesday, April 18, 6-7:30pm
Cornelia Street Cafe
Don’t miss a night of extraordinary storytelling at one of the best little known literary spots in NYC’s West Village. National Award-Winning Slam Poet, Elizabeth Acevedo will read from her debut novel, The Poet X, along with readings by PEN Open Book Award nominee, Jade Sharma, and Pushcart Prize Winner, Sara Batkie. Free and open to the public.
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Power Dynamics in Poetry: A Conversation with Kaveh Akbar & Rachel Zucker
Wednesday, May 2, 6-8pm
Join award-winning poets and educators, Rachel Zucker and Kaveh Akbar in an exploration of the perils and responsibilities of writing about violence and oppression as it is experienced by others. An examination of power dynamics in persona poems, poems of witness, erasure, and other forms—while navigating the complexities of race, gender, class, and intersecting identities.
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