I have read some of this woman's poetry and it is extraordinary as is her fiction...I just learned from Debbie Block of this event, and I will even miss one of my son's basketball games if it falls on the same day...
Here is the info I have just received:
NAOMI SHIHAB NYE,
DELIVERS KEYNOTE AND POETRY READING AT MOSES BROWN SCHOOL
PART OF RAISE YOUR VOICE: EXAMINING CULTURE, CLASH, COMMUNITY AND CHANGE.
Award-winning poet, writer, anthologist, and educator Naomi Shihab Nye will
visit the Ocean State to present ³Everything Comes Next -- Daily Rebirth
through Reading and Writing² on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 7:00 pm at
Moses Brown School, 250 Lloyd Avenue, Providence, RI at ALUMNI HALL (for
further information re: location call Sandi Seltzer at 401-831-7350, ext.
112). This program is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by
Moses Brown School and Cultural Connections, along with fiscal sponsor
International Institute RI and made possible, in part, through a grant from
the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, major funders of the RAISE YOUR
³Naomi Shihab Nye is a voice that America needs in its times of trouble.
Her clarity combined with her verbal kindness and her knowledge of multiple
cultures provides a strong, audible message that the only hope for
reconciliation and understanding lies in the ideals set by the human heart.²
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