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Moheb Soliman: HOMES

December 4, 2021 @ EST 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm


Hybrid event: In-person and virtual tickets available (free but registration required)

Moheb Soliman’s HOMES maps the shoreline of the Great Lakes from the rocky North Shore of Minnesota to the Thousand Islands of eastern Ontario. This poetic travelogue offers an intimate perspective on an immigrant experience as Soliman drives his Corolla past exquisite vistas and abandoned mines, through tourist towns and midwestern suburbs, seeking to inhabit an entire region as home.

HOMES is a meditation on, and a prayer for, the natural world through the body of the Great Lakes. This spectacular book is as inventive and daring as it is tender and piercing—in syncopated lyric like a genetic sequence, a spliced analog for elegy.” —Fady Joudah

Moheb Soliman is an interdisciplinary poet from Egypt and the Midwest. He has presented writing, performance, installation, and video work at diverse literary, art, and public spaces in the US and Canada with support from the Banff Centre, Pillsbury House, the Joyce Foundation, and Tulsa Artist Fellowship. Moheb has degrees from The New School and the University of Toronto and lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he was the program director for the Arab American literary journal and arts organization Mizna.

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Don’t miss Moheb’s Master Class, Nature, Poetry, and Environmental Collapse, happening directly before this reading at 11:30 am. Click here for more information and to register. 


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December 4, 2021
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm


Writers & Books
(585) 473-2590
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