Sonia Sanchez: Reading & Book Signing
Reading & Book Signing featuring acclaimed poet Sonia Sanchez. She will be reading from her latest – “I’m Black When I’m Singing, I’m Blue When I Ain’t and Other Plays” A Collection of Plays by Sonia Sanchez edited by Jacqueline Wood Duke University Press 2010. This event is FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by the English Club, the Department of English, and the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY.
Sonia Sanchez—poet, activist, scholar—was the Laura Carnell Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Temple University. She is the recipient of both the Robert Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime service to American poetry and the Langston Hughes Poetry Award. One of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement, Sanchez is the author of sixteen books. From: http://soniasanchez.net/.
Date: December 2, 2010
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Medgar Evers College
1650 Bedford Avenue
Bedford Building, Founders Auditorium