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Sonia Sanchez featured in 'Poetry Slam,' Nov. 23

Poet, activist and educator Sonia Sanchez will be the featured reader in "Sex, Words and Rhythm," the Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources and Education (SHARE) Office's annual "Fall Poetry Slam," Saturday, Nov. 23, at 8 p.m. at Caf Vivian in the Frist Campus Center.

Sanchez is the author of more than 16 books, including "Homegirls and Handgrenades," "Does Your House Have Lions?" and "Shake Loose My Skin." Her work covers topics of gender, race, sexuality and relationships. Sanchez was the Laura Carnell Chair in English at Temple University until her retirement in 1999.

The event is co-sponsored by the Black Graduate Caucus, the Women's Center, Frist Campus Center, the Program in African American Studies, the Program in the Study of Women and Gender, the Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding, the LGBT Student Services Office and the National Council of Negro Women.

For more information, call (609) 258-3793.

Contact: Eric Quinones (609) 258-3601

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