This year, the VOICES Reading Series is co-funded by the English Department, the Environmental Studies Program, the International Languages and Cultures Department, the Lecture and Fine Arts Committee, the Office for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity, and the Arts Alliance of St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
7:30 pm | Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC)
Co-sponsored by the Office of the President and the VOICES Reading Series, An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton features poets Aracelis Girmay and Elizabeth Alexander in addition to Brian Ganz, Michael Glaser, Karen Leona Anderson, and Alexia, Gillian, and Sidney Clifton. Enjoy a powerful and uplifting evening of poetry and music in Find out more »
8:15 pm | DPC
Writers’ Harvest Reading, A Benefit for Child Hunger Relief Featuring student writers from Jennifer Cognard-Black’s “Just Food: Food Writing for Social Justice” seminar All humans have a fundamental right to adequate food. The students of the “Just Food” seminar are considering just that: how food can bring people together, but it can also separate communities, creating food insecurity Find out more »
8:15 pm | Daugherty-Palmer Commons
(Faculty Reading) Crystal Brandt is a poet and songwriter living with her family in Southern Maryland. She has released four albums: Fixing to Break (MW Records, 2002), Bessie’s Last Stand (2003), Voter (2007), and Light it Up (2013). She received Henrietta Spiegel Creative Writing Award from the University of Maryland and earned her M.F.A. in Poetry from Brooklyn College.
VOICES Reading Series – Knocking on the Door of the White House: Latina and Latino Poetry in Washington, D.C.
8:15 pm | Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC)
VOICES is proud to present a reading by several D.C. area Latinx poets celebrating the publication of Knocking on the Door of the White House: Latina and Latino Poetry in Washington, D.C. (Zozobra Publishing, 2016). The first Spanish/English anthology of Latinx poetry from the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, this anthology features the work of 24 locally, nationally, and Find out more »