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Poets House presents a virtual reading and discussion with author Wayétu Moore

Aug 04 | Tue |


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Poets House will present a virtual reading by author Wayétu Moore from her work The Dragons, The Giant, the Women, followed by a discussion with writer Enuma Okoro on Tuesday August 4th at 7:00 PM EST. This event is free and open to the public.

To tune-in, register at the following link: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/waytu-moore-on-the/register

Wayétu Moore is the founder of One Moore Book, a non-profit organization that creates and distributes culturally relevant books for underrepresented readers. Moore is also the author of She Would Be King, released by Graywolf Press in September, 2018. Her memoir, The Dragons, The Giant, The Women will also be released with Graywolf on June 2, 2020. She is the recipient of the 2019 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Fiction. Her first bookstore opened in Monrovia, Liberia in 2015.Her writing can be found in The New York Times, The Paris Review, Frieze Magazine, Guernica, The Atlantic Magazine and other publications. She has been featured in The Economist Magazine, NPR and Vogue Magazine, among others, for her work in advocacy for diverse children’s literature.

Founded by two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Stanley Kunitz and legendary arts administrator Elizabeth Kray, Poets House serves as a home for all who read and write poetry. In 2009, Poets House moved into its permanent home at 10 River Terrace in Battery Park City on the banks of the Hudson River where, last year, 80,000 people walked through its doors, and more than five million were introduced to Poets House through its new website and national partnerships. 2017 marks the 30th Anniversary Celebration of this landmark institution. For more information about these events and Poets House in general, visit www.poetshouse.org and find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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