This January The Henry Madden Library is hosting two events to celebrate African American poetry.
The first is a writing workshop with assistant professor of English Venita Blackburn on Saturday, January 23rd followed by a poetry slam with former Fresno poet laureate Bryan Medina on Thursday, January 28th.
Both events are virtual, free, and open to students, faculty and staff, and the community.
Registration through Eventbrite is required.
Sight Unseen: Poetics of Black Identity bit.ly/LEV-blackburn
Lift Every Voice: Poetry Slam bit.ly/LEV-medina
Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters is a national program dedicated to enhancing appreciation of the extraordinary range and richness of the 250-year-long African American poetic tradition. For registration questions and complete information, visit Madden Library News or contact Ginny Barnes, email@example.com.