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.