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Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY
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Peer Workshop on Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Available at Ampersand Books Participants in Dante Michaeux's class of 2/24/2022, Prose Rhythms in Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, are invited to share their drafts, written in any genre, inspired by the prompts listed below. Alison Meyers, Writers & Books' Executive Director, will facilitate.  PROMPTS Look out the smallest window in your home. Make a list of the first 100 things you […]

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Darrel Alejandro Holnes: Stepmotherland | Virtual Event

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Choose the ticket price that's right for you: Free, $5, $10, $15 or $20 Winner of the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize, Stepmotherland (University of Notre Dame Press, 2022), Darrel Alejandro Holnes’s first full-length collection, is filled with poems that chronicle and question identity, family, and allegiance. Exploring a complex range of emotions, this book is […]

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Steve Majors: High Yella | Virtual Event

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Choose the ticket price that's right for you: Free, $5, $10, $15 or $20 In his memoir High Yella, Steve Majors traces his life growing up in Batavia, NY as a white-passing son in an all-Black family; and later, marrying his husband and adopting their two daughters. In this poignant account, Majors returns to a […]

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Amiri Baraka’s Blues People

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Writer, director, and actor David Shakes will lead Evolution Community Read, a virtual community conversation on Amiri Baraka’s Blues People: Negro Music in White America. Writers & Books is  thrilled to partner with the Delta Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. to showcase literature of the Black Arts Movement. The chapter’s Arts Committee […]

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Matt Donovan

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Matt Donovan will be in conversation with author and poet Peter Conners, Publisher and Executive Director of BOA Editions. The Dug-Up Gun Museum confronts our country’s obsession with guns to explore America’s deep-seated political divisions and issues linked to violence, race, power, and privilege. Taking its title from an actual museum located in Wyoming, this […]

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Craig Morgan Teicher

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Craig Morgan Teicher will be in conversation with author and poet Peter Conners, Publisher and Executive Director of BOA Editions. A seminal voice in American prose poetry from the sixties onward, Russell Edson’s (1935-2014) career is surveyed in a single volume edited for our times, presenting a new and contemporary view of a poet of […]

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Luther Hughes

Writers & Books Online 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY

Luther Hughes will be in conversation with author and poet Peter Conners, Publisher and Executive Director of BOA Editions. A Shiver in the Leaves is stunningly cinematic in its layered portrayal of the never-ending dualities of a queer Black poet’s life in the city. Hughes's interrogation of selfhood renders a sharply intimate and viscerally powerful […]

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