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Date(s) - 02/10//2017 - 02/17//2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Library of Congress, Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, ground floor


Conversations with African Poets and Writers: Chris Abani, Matthew Shenoda, and Aracelis Girmay discuss contemporary African poetry with Mary Jane Deeb. Immediately following, Kwame Dawes will introduce African poets Yasmin Belkhyr, Chekwube O. Danladi, Safia Elhillo, Tsitsi Jaji, Mukoma Wa Ngugi, Ladan Osman, Hope Wabuke, and Patricia Jabbeh Wesley who will read from their work. Free admission.