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Thursday, February 12, 7:00pm.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore
551 Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119
The Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series, featuring Susan DiPronio and Aziza Zenzile Kinteh.
Susan DiPronio has a broad artistic practice that has included poetry, essay writing, directing short films, writing plays, photography, creating fiction, and conducting writing/art workshops for the underserved. She offers the workshops for free in an effort to create community among the participants and to help others write and share their personal stories in order to foster healing. A survivor of trauma, cancer, homelessness, and homophobia, Susan hopes to create safe spaces where a group of people can form a connection, challenge expectations, and support each other.
Aziza Zenzile Kinteh is a Poet/Activist, Griot, Published Author, Vocalist, Educator, and Hair Culturalist, who utilizes her gift to uplift her culture, promote black womanhood in a positive light, and cultivate a consciousness for social change. She is an alumna of Eckerd College and Temple University's Schools of Journalism and Communications, and her poetry, editorials, and collective works have been published worldwide. She has traveled extensively throughout the coast of West Africa, South and Central America, the Caribbean, Europe, and the West Indies.
The Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series (Est. 2002) is a nurturing environment that celebrates women in the craft of multi-genre writing. Hosted by Series founder Cassendre Xavier, there are two (2) featured readers and always includes a Q&A and Mixed-Gender Open Mic! For submissions/information please visithttp://WomensWritingSeries.org, email a 200 word writer's bio plus pic and public contact info to: WomensWritingSeries(at)yahoo(dot)com, or write: Women's Writing Series/C. Xavier, 4530 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143-3705.
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