Interactive Community Workshop with M. NourbeSe Philip
Tuesday, April 4
6p :: Doors open
7p :: Workshop begins
KST’s Alloy Studios
5530 Penn Ave :: Map
Co-Presented by Center for African American Poetry and Poetics
M. NourbeSe Philip is a Toronto-based poet, writer, and lawyer originally from Tobago. Her many distinctions include fellowships from the Guggenheim foundation, Rockefeller (Bellagio) foundation, and the MacDowell Colony, as well as the Casa de las Americas Prize (Cuba). Author of the poetry collection She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks and novels Looking for Livingstone: An Odyssey of Silence and Harriet’s Daughter, Philip is best known for her poetry book Zong!, which relies on the text of the late 18th-century legal decision Gregson vs. Gilbert, concerning the murder of 150 Africans on the titular slave ship.
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