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Poetry Town Hall with the Bronx Writers Center

Saturday, October 28, 2017

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

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Sydney Valerio will read poetry from her one-woman show Matters, from the Mujeres, the Magic, the Movement and the Muse anthology and from her MFA coursework.

Each project contributes to her development as a poet concerned with documenting environmental, cultural, and social factors that shape her perspective. Her one-woman show zooms into her identity as a Bronx child, the by-product of the Dominican countryside. Work from the anthology explores the sources of strength found in the spiritual and natural worlds; her MFA coursework creates the foundation for what she’s working on next.

This program concludes with a Q&A facilitated by Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vázquez.

Location

Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park Accessible
2640 Grand Concourse
Bronx
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Poe Visitor Center

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

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