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Visiting Writers Series: Seema Reza and Blythe Baird
November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$3
Award-Winning Poet and HBO documentary-featured Seema Reza
Seema is a poet and the Chair & Executive Director of Community Building Art Works. She coordinates a unique multi-hospital arts program that encourages the use of the arts as a tool for narration, self-care and socialization among the veteran population struggling with emotional and physical injuries. The HBO Documentary We Are Not Done Yet focuses on her work with veterans. Seema Reza is the author of two books, most recently, A Constellation of Half-Lives and a subject of the HBO Documentary We Are Not Done Yet.
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Award-Winning Slam and Page Poet Blythe Baird
At only 22 years old, Blythe Baird is already one of the most recognizable names in spoken word and slam poetry. The viral and award-winning writer has garnered international recognition for her poems that speak out on sexual assault, mental illness, eating disorder recovery, sexuality, and healing.
Student Cost: Free
Public Cost: Free with a $3 suggested donation