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Two Remarkable Poets on Disability Poetics and Activism

When: Fri., Feb. 21, 7-8:30 p.m. 2020
Phone: 415-431-6800
Email: patrick@thegreenarcade.com
Price: Free
www.TheGreenArcade.com
The Poetry Center's In Common Writers Series presents two remarkable poet/writers, each with significant work in disability poetics and activism. Jennifer Bartlett lives in Brooklyn, New York, and she works part-time in the Office of the President of New York City Transit to bring accessibility to the New York City transit system. She is a poet, writer, and an activist for people with disabilities. Denise Leto is a multidisciplinary poet, writer, editor, and dance dramaturge. She wrote the book of poetry for the collaborative dance performance Your Body is Not a Shark, exploring feminist embodiment, voice, and disability poetics.

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