Sunday, March 10, 2019 - Cheryl Clarke

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - Cheryl Clarke

Cheryl Clarke is a black lesbian feminist poet and the author of five books of poetry, most recently By My Precise Haircut, and the chapbooks, Your Own Lovely Bosom (2014) and Targets (2018). Her writing has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and her writing is included in the Lesbian Poetry Archive. She is one of the co-organizers of the annual Hobart Festival of Women Writers,

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Sunday, March 10, 2019 - Breena Clarke

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - Breena Clarke

Breena Clarke is the author of three novels, most recently published, Angels Make Their Hope Here, set in an imagined mixed-race community in 19th century New Jersey. Breena Clarke's debut novel, River, Cross My Heart, was an October 1999 Oprah Book Club selection and was named by Publisher’s Weekly as one of the seven essential books about Washington, D.C. Her critically reviewed second novel, Stand The

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 - Susana H. Case

Sunday, December 9, 2018 - Susana H. Case

Susana H. Case is the author of six books of poetry, most recently, Erasure, Syria, new in 2018 from Recto y Verson Editions and Drugstore Blue, 2017 from Five Oaks Press, as well as four chapbooks. One of her collections, The Scottish Café, from Slapering Hol Press, was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka by Opole University Press in Poland.

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Sunday, April 8 - Ruben Gonzalez

Sunday, April 8 - Ruben Gonzalez

To listen to the guitar-playing of Ruben Gonzalez is to enter a journey that crosses borders between distant places and spaces. South and North America, politics and poetry, pain and humor—Gonzalez’s sounds and lyrics are reflected in a world vision that includes politics and popular stories. His music echoes a vast set of influences from Latin American rhythms and genres, including jazz and rock.

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Sunday, February 11 - Julia Ogilvie

Sunday, February 11 - Julia Ogilvie

Julia Ogilvie is a poet, actor, playwright and comedian from Hawaii who trained at Juilliard as well as the Maggie Flanagan Studio. She has performed sketch comedy on Maude Night at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, has performed poetry, comedy, and music at many venues around New York City, and an excerpt from her poem, "Frozen Wagner" is quoted in The New Yorker.

 

 

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Sunday, January 14 - Patrick Rosal

Sunday, January 14 - Patrick Rosal

One Breath Rising presents poet Patrick Rosal, the author of four books of poetry, most recently Brooklyn Antediluvian, which was a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award and winner of the Lenore Marshall Prize from the Academy of American Poets. Rosal’s other three books are Boneshepherds, My American Kundiman, a winner of the Association of Asian American Studies Book Award, and Uprock...

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Sunday, December 10 - Vincent Chancey

Sunday, December 10 - Vincent Chancey

Vincent Chancey was born in 1950 in Chicago, Illinois. In 1976, he played professionally for Sun Ra Arkestra, where he worked to incorporate the French horn as a jazz instrument, which he would do throughout the remainder of his career. Chancey went on to perform with a number of other artists, including Ashford and Simpson, Melba Moore, Peggy Lee, Maxwell, Aretha Franklin, Cassandra Wilson...

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