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Saturday, May 6 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Not Without Laughter

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This reading celebrates an anthology by members of the Black Ladies Brunch Collective and their new anthology published by Mason Jar Press, of Baltimore, Maryland. The anthology “Not Without Laughter” is a collection of work from the group centered around finding joy, even in the most painful of times.

Moderators
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Teri Cross Davis

Poetry Coordinator, Folger Shakespeare Library
Author of Haint, published in 2016 by Gival Press and a member of the Black Ladies Brunch Collective.

Speakers
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Saida Agostini

Poet & Activist
Saida Agostini is a queer Afro-Guyanese poet and trash talker. She hails Luther Vandross as the one and only king of silky smooth R&B. A Cave Canem Fellow, her work has been published or will be forthcoming in the Black Ladies Brunch Collective's anthology, Not Without Our Laught... Read More →
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Celeste Doaks

Poet and journalist celeste doaks is the author of Cornrows and Cornfields (Wrecking Ball Press, UK) and most recently the editor of Not Without Our Laughter (Mason Jar Press, 2017). Cornrows was listed as one of the “Ten Best Books of 2015” by Beltway Poetry Quarterly. Doaks... Read More →
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Tafisha Edwards

Tafisha A. Edwards wears a crown of orange roses. | | She is the author of THE BLOODLET, winner of Phantom Books’ 2016 Breitling Chapbook Prize. Her work has appeared in The Offing, PHANTOM, Bodega Magazine, The Atlas Review, The Little Patuxent Review, and other print and... Read More →


Saturday May 6, 2017 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Hawthorne Hotel Library Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970

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