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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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Not A Cult Showcase

Join Not a Cult for its offsite showcase featuring Yesika Saglado, Safia Elhillo, Karla Cordero, Rhiannon McGavin, and more to be announced. A book signing will follow the reading. Contact: Daniel Lisi

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Black Feast: Love Letters

Black Feast is a culinary experience that weaves food into a celebration of Black artistry. A creation of Black narrative, an offering to Black lineage, here guests and artists across communities come together to share an intimate and sensory four-course meal. Our dinners are entirely vegan and without the use of gluten or cane sugar in a commitment to understanding the use of Black and Brown bodies in food labour. Our February event, Black Feast: Love Letters, is inspired by visions of love from Black poets. Guests will experience four courses that act as culinary interpretations of poems of Morgan Parker, Dominique Christina, Safia Elhillo and Nicole Sealey. Curated by two Black queer artists, Black Feast was founded on the premise to rail and dance…

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