Featuring Kathy Engel, author of Ruth’s Skirts and coeditor of We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon. The event will be hosted by Katy Richey and Sarah Browning.
Kathy Engel is a poet, activist, essayist, organizer, producer and educator. She is the founder and first director of the women’s human rights organization MADRE, she is the author of a book of poems, Ruth’s Skirts (IKON, 2007), and coeditor with Kamal Boullata of We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon (Interlink Books, 2007). She is an adjunct professor at New York University in the Tisch School of the Arts/Art & Public Policy Program and the Gallatin School of Individualized Study’s Community Learning Initiative.
There will be open mic at each event! – Admission free, donations encouraged. Cosponsored by Busboys and Poets and Split This Rock.
For more info, go to the Busboys and Poets website or visit Split This Rock. You can also call 202-387-POET.