Poet Ekere Tallie will share her poetry and knowledge with WSU students with a public reading on Thursday March 28 at 2 p.m. in the Millett Hall Atrium, and a poetry workshop at 10 a.m.
Tallie’s writings deal with silence, sexism and racism. Tallie’s work has been published in many anthologies and literary journals, including “BOMB” and “Crab Orchard Review.” She currently teaches writing and literature at York College in Queens, NY. Tallie has performed in North America, Europe and Southern Africa.
Her visit is sponsored by the English Department, Women’s Center, Women’s Studies Program, Bolinga Center and African American Studies Program.
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