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Poetry as Protest: Dr. Malcolm Tariq
Friday, June 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
The Royall House and Slave Quarters invites you to a night of poetry and conversation on Juneteenth with Dr. Malcolm Tariq, a poet and playwright from Savannah, Georgia. Malcolm will read from his stunning debut, “Heed the Hollow” (Graywolf Press, 2019), winner of the 2018 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. This event will serve as the inaugural poetry reading in a new series “Poetry As Protest” from the Royall House and Slave Quarters.
Malcom Tariq is a graduate of Emory University and holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Michigan. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he is the programs and communications manager for the Cave Canem Foundation, a home for Black poetry.
This event is being held in collaboration with the Shaw 54th Memorial Restoration committee that includes as partners the Museum of African American History, National Park Service, Friends of the Public Garden, and the City of Boston.
Attendance is free, but registration is required: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2224997426256965134