Archival Reproductive Poetics: A Poetry Reading and Discussion
6:30-7:30 pm: Reception (appetizers, wine, non-alcoholic beverages)
7:30-9:00 pm: Archival Reproductive Poetics: a Poetry Reading & Discussion by Kwoya Maples and Abby Minor
Kwoya Fagin Maples is the author of Mend, a collection of poems that tell the story of the birth of obstetrics and gynecology in America and the role black enslaved women played in that process. Mend was a finalist for the 2019 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry.
Abby Minor is the author of As I Said: A Dissent, a collection of long documentary poems concerning abortion, embodiment, justice, and citizenship in U.S. history. She also supports grassroots efforts to destigmatize abortion through her work with Abortion Conversation Projects.
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