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Poetry off the Shelf: Strike A Match [Chicago]

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Join Mahogany L. Browne, author of Black Girl Magic and artistic director of Urban Word NYC, and a roster of artists and community organizers for workshops, discussions, and a reading in resistance of the machine of incarceration in the US prison system. The day includes exhibitors Young Chicago Authors, the Prison + Neighborhood Art Project, Haymarket Books, and the Arts for Social Justice Fund. Readers include Eve L. Ewing, Terrance Hayes, Jive Poetic, and Patricia Smith.

1:00 PM – Workshops
6:00 PM – Readings

Cosponsored by Haymarket Books.

More info here.