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AWP Offsite: BreakBeat Poets Feature

Join us offsite during #AWP2019 for a BreakBeat Poets feature, with readings by Camonghne Felix, Britteney Black Rose Kapri, José Olivarez, Fatimah Asghar, Safia Elhillo, and other special guests. Hosted by Nate Marshall. Sponsored by Haymarket Books. Camonghne Felix is a poet, political strategist, media junkie, and cultural worker. She received an MA in arts politics from NYU, an MFA from Bard College, and has received fellowships from Cave Canem, Callaloo, and Poets House. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she is the author of the chapbook Yolk and was listed by Black Youth Project as a “Black Girl from the Future You Should Know.” Her first book, Build Yourself a Boat, is releasing April 2019 on Haymarket Books. Britteney Black Rose Kapri is a poet, teaching…

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Fatimah Asghar in Conversation With Samiya Bashir

From Powell’s website: In her powerful debut poetry collection, If They Come for Us (One World), Fatimah Asghar, poet and cocreator of the Emmy-nominated web series Brown Girls, captures the experience of being a Pakistani Muslim woman in contemporary America, while exploring identity, violence, and healing. Asghar will be joined in conversation by poet Samiya Bashir, author of Field Theories. Preorder a signed edition of If They Come for Us: Poems

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