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Portland Ballroom 253-254, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2

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777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97232 United States
https://www.awpwriter.org

March 2019

A Reading & Conversation with Dawn Lundy Martin, Morgan Parker and Evie Shockley

March 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Portland Ballroom 253-254, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Enjoy an afternoon of phenomenal poetry and stimulating conversation! Award-winning poets Dawn Lundy Martin, Morgan Parker and Evie Shockley give brief readings of their original work, followed by a discussion about poetry as a space for complex negotiations and radical reimaginings. While the meaning of diversity is being debated, these poets' unique voices and varied strategies expand the discourse beyond considerations of race and ethnicity. Their views of the poet as artist and social being disrupt familiar tropes assigned to…

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