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Pam Baggett

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February 2020

Black History, Black Futures

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange County Public Library (Main Library), 137 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Celebrate Black History Month with a poetry reading/performance featuring aclaimed poets Dasan Ahanu, Kayla Beckett, and Nina Oteria. Dasan Ahanu is a founding member and former coach of the Bull City Slam Team. He serves as a visiting professor at UNC-Chapel Hill and as a consultant working with organizations on art-based strategies. Kayla Beckett is a college student and has represented Durham at the Brave New World International Poetry Slam Competition. Nina Oteria holds an MFA in Writing from Pratt…

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Ties That Bind: a poetry workshop led by Pam Baggett

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orange County Public Library (Main Library), 137 West Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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Featuring work by Jericho Brown, Jaki Shelton Green, Angela Jackson, Patricia Smith, and other African-American poets, we'll explore themes of family, community, connection, and disconnection, then use the techniques on display to begin crafting our own poems. The workshop is free. Writers working at all levels and in other genres are welcome to attend. Please register at http://bit.ly/writingevents This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, with funding…

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March 2020

International Women’s Day Poetry Reading

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 MLK Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, 27514
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Celebrate International Women's Day with a reading by poets of diverse age, race, and background, all female or who identify as female. Each poet will read three poems on the themes of who I am; what matters to me; and a woman who has loved, inspired, and/or influenced me. Featured readers: Pam Baggett, L. Teresa Church, Ashley Harris, Marylin Hervieux, Nicole Higgins, Maureen Sherbondy, D. M. Spratley, Priscilla Webster-Williams, and Jacinta White. This project was supported by the North Carolina…

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