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Wednesday, October 30 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Aftershock: Saeed Jones

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How We Fight for Our Lives, the new memoir from award-winning poet Saeed Jones, tells the story of a young, black, gay man from the South as he fights to carve out a place for himself, within his family, within his country, within his own hopes, desires, and fears. A stunning coming-of-age blend of prose and poetry, written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power. Roxane Gay: “A rhapsody in the truest sense of the word.” This is a special "Aftershock" program to follow the Litquake festival. $30

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Saeed Jones

Saeed Jones is the author of Prelude to Bruise, winner of the 2015 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry and the 2015 Stonewall Book Award/Barbara Gittings Literature Award. The poetry collection was also a finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as awards... Read More →

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