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Jack Hirschman and Eugene Redmond in panel discussion with others
Date Tuesday July 10
Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
Niebyl-Proctor Library for Social Change
6501 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland/Rockridge
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorDottie Payne
Tuesday July 10--7:00PM
Do not miss this enlightening, poetically elevating and uniquely informative panel of poets from the Big River to the Bay as they discuss the role of the poet as cultural worker/activist and share some of their own celebrated and acclaimed work as poet laureates of their home communities: Joining Eugene B. Redmond, Poet Laureate from East St. Louis, will be members of the Eugene B. Redmond Writers Club and poet/editors of the Drumvoices Revuepoetry journal. Jack Hirschman, the internationally acclaimed driving force behind the Revolutionary Poets Brigade, and devorah major, both Emeriti Poet Laureates of San Francisco, will be joined by "Occupy" poet/activist Sarah Page, all members of the brigade. Linclon Bergman and Dottie Payne will moderate this panel of brilliant and committed poets as they demonstrate the value and excellence of poetry that serves as a response to current social conditions and as a vehicle for envisioning a more just world.

Niebyl-Proctor Library for Social Change
6501 Telegraph Avenue Oakland/Rockridge
Added to the calendar on Monday Jul 9th, 2012 5:03 PM

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