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Brown Girls Read! at Word Up
December 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brown Girls Read! is a bi-monthly reading circle for Black and Brown femme and women-identified folk living in uptown areas. We read books written by dope authors of color and gather to explore how the literature relates to our life experiences as marginalized people.
Urayoán Noel is a Bronx-based poet, critic, performer, and translator originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is the author of eight books, most recently the poetry collection Buzzing Hemisphere/Rumor Hemisférico (University of Arizona Press, 2015) and the critical study In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam (University of Iowa Press, 2014). An Associate Professor of English and Spanish at NYU, he also teaches at Stetson University’s low-residency MFA of the Americas and vlogs at wokitokiteki.com