Featured readers Michelle R. Smith and Mary Weems. (Virtual)

Michelle R. Smith is a writer, educator, and cultural facilitator. Her work has been published in poemmemoirstory; Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism; Howl, 2016! Poems, Rants, and Essays on the Election; The Normal School; and Gasconade Review. Her second collection of poetry, The Vagina Analogues, was self-published in September of 2020.

Dr. Mary E. Weems is a poet, playwright, author, performer, imagination-intellect theorist, and social/cultural foundations scholar. Weems is the author of thirteen books including Blackeyed: Plays and Monologues (Sense Publishing, 2015), Writings of Healing and Resistance: Empathy and the Imagination-Intellect (Peter Lang, 2012), Public Education and the Imagination Intellect: I Speak from the wound in my Mouth (Peter Lang, 2003), five chapbooks, most notably white (Wick Chapbook), and numerous poems, articles and book chapters. Weems was awarded the 2015 Cleveland Arts Prize Emerging Artist’s Award for her full-length drama MEAT.

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When: Oct 2, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: October 2 Colloquium

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This event is cosponsored by Writers House and the Great Lakes African American Writers Conference.