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Renowned Afro-Canadian Poet, Writer, Lawyer M. NourbeSe Philip Appears at McRoskey Mattress Company

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Owing to a generous gift from the Leslie Scalapino-O Books Fund, The Poetry Center very happily presents renowned poet, essayist, novelist and dramatist M. NourbeSe Philip, appearing as the first featured writer in the newly-launched Leslie Scalapino 21st Century Innovative Writers Series. Ms. Philip will read from her work and will respond to questions from the audience. This event is co-sponsored by The Poetry Center and The Green Arcade, and is hosted by the McRoskey Mattress Co.

M. NourbeSe Philip, Tobago-born Afro-Canadian poet, writer, and lawyer—author of the extended poetry cycle Zong! (Wesleyan, 2011), and Blank: Essays & Interviews (Bookthug, 2018), among numerous other works—is recognized as a crucial poet of our collective history and our shared present time. She visits San Francisco from her home in Toronto, Ontario.

Doors at 6:30pm, event begins at 7:00pm.

Details

Date:
October 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.TheGreenArcade.com

Organizer

SFSU The Poetry Center
Phone:
415-338-2227

Venue

McRoskey Mattress Company, Inc
1687 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Phone:
415-861-4532
Website:
http://mcroskey.com/