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Renowned poet Brenda Marie Osbey reads March 29

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program at UNCG Presents:

A Poetry Reading by: Brenda Marie Osbey

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
11:00am – 12:30pm

Claxton Room, Elliott University Center

Free and Open to the Public

Author portrait - Brenda Marie Osbey

New Orleans native, Brenda Marie Osbey, is an author of poetry and prose nonfiction in English and French. Through her work, Osbey examines the place of New Orleans in Atlantic and inter-American spheres, specifically focusing on narrative language, voice and placement, and narrative and material texts of culture.

Her books include her collected poems, All Souls: Essential Poems (LSU Press, 2015); History and Other Poems (Time Being Books, 2013); All Saints: New and Selected Poems (LSU Press, 1997), received the 1998 American Book Award; Desperate Circumstance, Dangerous Woman (Callaloo Poetry Series, 1983; University Press of Virginia, 1985)

Brenda Marie Osbey "All Souls" poetry book

Book signing to be held after the event

Special Thanks for major funding provided by the Provost’s Office

Co-sponsored by: Departments of English, Language, Literatures, and Cultures and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.

 

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