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August 26: Della Reading Series

Sunday, August 26 at 3 PM – 6 PM

Della @1238 Prospect Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11218

So excited for Della Reading #3! Come get knocked out by these poets as you sip an aperol spritz and savor the last threads of summer. SARAH SALA is a poet, educator, and native Michigander. Her debut poetry collection, DEVIL'S LAKE, was named a finalist for the 2017 Subito Book Prize, and her poem “Hydrogen” was featured in the “Elements” episode of NPR's hit show Radiolab in collaboration with Emotive Fruition. She is the founder of Office Hours Poetry Workshop and co-produces AmpLit Fest in conjunction with Summer on the Hudson. Visit her at Irene Villasenor is a fourth gender Tornatrás Mestizx multidisciplinary artist. She’s pursuing a MFA in Art Writing and Art Criticism at the School of Visual Arts to work on a manuscript about contemporary Indigenous art. Her writing has appeared in VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought, and Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color. Irene was part of the team at American Documentary | P.O.V. that received a MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. She’s also received the Catalog for Giving’s Urban Hero Award and the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice’s Women We Love, Women We Honor Award. Aimee Herman is a queer writer, performance artist and writing literature teacher at Bronx Community College. She is the author of two full-length books of poetry, meant to wake up feeling (great weather for MEDIA) and to go without blinking (BlazeVOX books), in addition to being widely published in journals and anthologies including BOMB, cream city review, and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nighboat Books). Aimee is a founding member alongside David Lawton in the poetry band, Hydrogen Junkbox. Her debut novel, Everything Grows, will be published by Three Rooms Press in April 2019.

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