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3/30 Portland, OR

  • Oregon Convention Center 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Oregon Ballroom 203 Portland, OR 97232 (map)

AWP Tribute to Wanda Coleman

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From Which We Spring: A Tribute to Los Angeles Iconoclast Poet Wanda Coleman
"A yearning to avenge the raping of the womb /  from which we spring." Five poets discuss the art, life and legacy of poet Wanda Coleman, known as the unofficial poet laureate of Los Angeles. Wanda passed away unexpectedly at the age of sixty-seven, but her ferocious and firey voice charged generations of writers. Hear these five influential authors read some of her most provocative and captivating work while discussing the life of one of America's most potent yet unknown black feminist writers.

Earlier Event: March 28
3/28 Portland, OR
Later Event: March 30
3/30 Portland, OR