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Reading and conversation with Purvi Shah and Rosamond S. King

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The Carson McCullers House

131 S. Broadway

Nyack, NY 10960

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Join us for the next in our 2019 readings series: prize-winning poets Purvi Shah and Rosamond S. King.

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Join us for the next in our 2019 readings series: prize-winning poets Purvi Shah and Rosamond S. King in conversation. Light refreshments, and books for sale and signing will be available.

Purvi Shah won the inaugural SONY South Asian Social Service Excellence Award for her leadership fighting violence against women. During the 10th anniversary of 9/11, with Kundiman, she directed Together We Are New York, a community-based poetry project highlighting Asian American voices. Terrain Tracks, her debut poetry collection on migration and belonging, won the Many Voices Project prize. Her new book, Miracle Marks, explores women, the sacred, and gender & racial equity. She serves as a board member of The Poetry Project. Her favorite art practices are her sparkly eyeshadow and raucous laughter. Discover more @PurviPoets or http://purvipoets.net/

Rosamond S. King is a creative and critical writer and performer whose work is deeply informed by her cultures and communities, by history, and by a sense of play. Poetry publications include the Lambda Award-winning Rock | Salt | Stone and poems in more than three dozen journals, blogs, and anthologies. Scholarly work includes Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination, and her performance art has been curated around the world. She is Creative Editor of sx salon and Associate Professor at Brooklyn College. Her goal is to make people feel, wonder, and think, usually in that order. www.rosamondking.com

Co-sponsored by The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians.

River River gratefully acknowledges the support of our state and local arts funding agencies for our 2019 readings series. Rockland Decentralization Project Grants are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program (DEC), a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature and administered by ArtsWestchester.

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