A discussion led by poet and translator Yvette Neisser Moreno, will feature The Earth in the Attic, by Fady Joudah, an award-winning poet, translator of Mahmoud Darwish, and member of Doctors without Borders. Joudah will be a featured poet at the 2010 Split This Rock Poetry Festival. The Earth in the Attic won the Yale Series for Younger Poets in 2007.
This event is sponsored by The Writer's Center and Split This Rock, and is free and open to the public.
The Writer's Center cultivates the creation, publication, presentation, and dissemination of literary work. We are an independent literary organization with a global reach, rooted in a dynamic community of writers. www.writer.org
Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness invites poets, writers, artists, activists, dreamers, and all concerned world citizens to Washington, DC, for four days of poetry, community building, and creative transformation, March 10-13, 2010. Featuring Sinan Antoon, Jan Beatty, Cornelius Eady, Martín Espada, Andrea Gibson, Fady Joudah, Wang Ping, Patricia Smith, Arthur Sze, Quincy Troupe, Bruce Weigl, and many more. Readings, workshops, panel discussions, film, a book fair, and public action. www.SplitThisRock.org
The Writer’s Center is wheelchair-accessible. For more information, please email Yvette at yvettenm (at) verizon (dot) net, or call 301-879-1959. The Earth in the Attic is available for purchase for $16 at The Writer’s Center and Busboys and Poets.