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AZ Poets Speak: The Body As History A Digital Poetry Event

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AZ Poets Speak: The Body As History A Digital Poetry Event

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for
AZ Poets Speak: The Body As History
A Digital Poetry Event
Wednesday May 13 @ 6:00 pm
 
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Hair, eyes, skin, scars: our bodies offer clues to our history, but how others interpret those clues is often out of our control. Join us as we explore the body as history with three Phoenix poets. Read more about the poets below.
Raji Ganesan
Raji Ganesan is the daughter of South Indian immigrants, a tenacious sister, and a super fun aunt. She is an educator, facilitator, dance & theatre artist, and healing justice worker committed to the lives and well being of young people. Named a 2019 Robert Wood Johnson Culture of Health Leader, she seeks to ensure that schools and organizations serving BIPOC youth center love, justice and community wisdom. She currently supports the Health & Wellness program at Reframe Youth Arts Center — a youth-run arts center in South Phoenix. You can follow her on Instagram @mostlyraji to keep up with her various adventures in performance, pedagogy, advocacy & good cooking.
Jade Cho
Jade Cho is a writer and educator from Oakland, CA. She is the author of In the Tongue of Ghosts (First Word Press, 2016) and a co-founder of Ghostlines Collective and The Root Slam. Her poems have appeared in BOAATTinderbox Poetry JournalThe Offing, and elsewhere. She holds a BA in Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley and is an MFA candidate in poetry at Arizona State University.
Anna Flores
Anna Flores is a writer and actress born in Nogales, Arizona. She is a co-founder of the New Carpa Theater Collective, author of Pocha Theory, and MFA candidate at Arizona State University. Flores is published in numerous journals, magazines, and newspapers.

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Date:
May 13
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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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