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Words@Manoa :: An Evening with Poet Samiya Bashir

  • UH Manoa 410 Kuykendall Honolulu, HI (map)
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Like love: first you pick up; then you lay down; then discard; then discard; then discard. That’s love. Right? (Samiya Bashir)

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An Evening with Poet Samiya Bashir

Samiya Bashir holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, where she served as Poet Laureate, and an MFA from the University of Michigan, where she received two Hopwood Poetry Awards. In October 2017 she was awarded the Regional Arts & Culture Council’s Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature She has been the recipient of numerous other awards, grants, fellowships, and residencies, and is a founding organizer of Fire & Ink, an advocacy organization and writer’s festival for LGBT writers of African descent.

The reading will be followed by a booksigning. Books, provided by the UH Manoa Bookstore, will be available for purchase.

Food will be provided by Da Spot.

There's no need to pre-register for this event.

Earlier Event: October 11
Living Writers: Samiya Bashir