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May 8, 2019 7:00 PM
Alice Walker & Valerie Boyd

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May 8, 2019 7:00 PM


Lensic Performing Arts Center


Lannan Foundation presents
Alice Walker with Valerie Boyd (POSTPONED)



Lannan presents Readings & Conversations, bringing inspired writers of fiction and poetry, as well as advocates of cultural freedom and liberation, to read from and discuss their work.

Alice Walker is a celebrated writer, poet, and activist with a prolific career spanning 50 years. Her books include Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems, The Color Purple, and The Temple of My Familiar. Her most recent book, Taking the Arrow out of the Heart, is an English/Spanish collection of nearly 70 works of poetry that bears witness to our troubled times. Valerie Boyd is the author of Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston, winner of the Southern Book Award, and is editor of the forthcoming Gathering Blossoms under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker.

Tickets: $8 Adult, $5 Senior/Student.

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