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Water: A Poetry Reading

  • The Green Room (IFSSA) #410, 10310 102 Avenue Edmonton, AB, T5J 0Y8 Canada (map)

The Green Room invites you to join us for a poetry reading of the newly published collection "Water" written by members of the 2016 Edmonton Slam Team: Sara K. Al Souqi, Timiro Mohamed, Lady Vanessa Cardona & Nisha Patel.

Join us on Friday March 17th from 6PM-9PM as we listen to a reading of “Water” and then discuss the literary brilliance of our local poets!

Doors open at 6PM and the program will start at 6:30PM. Hope to see y’all there!

Book signing and sale to follow the reading! Books are $10.00

“A foundation of life, water is at the heart of every community. Despite coming from different cultural backgrounds, these four incredible women of the 2016 Edmonton Slam Team dive deep into the depths of their lives to unite experiences and explore commonalities. Whether it features the water immigrants cross to a new home or the life that flows beneath every shade of skin, each poem is inked with family, love, and universal stories of being. Fire-filled words—which leave no stone of privilege unturned—balance this collection as it reaches its crescendo in group poems that merge voices and nourish the truth at the roots of humanity.”

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