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Poetry off the Shelf: Sonia Sanchez

September 13, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Free

Sonia Sanchez is the internationally acclaimed author of more than 20 books, including Homecoming, Homegirls and Handgrenades, which won the American Book Award in 1985, Shake Loose My Skin, and, most recently, Morning Haiku. One of the founding members of the Black Arts Movement and an influential advocate for civil rights, Sanchez has received many accolades for her literature and activism, among them the Langston Hughes Award, the Robert Frost Medal, and the Peace and Freedom Award. She was recently named Philadelphia’s first poet laureate.

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/programs/event/1581

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Date:
September 13, 2012
Time:
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago , IL United States

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