august, 2021

12aug12:00 pm1:00 pmEvent CancelledLaLa Drew: Poet, Writer, Organizer (virtual)12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Join us for a virtual lunch-and-learn event with LaLa Drew: poet, writer, and organizer.

LaLa Drew is a poet, writer, organizer and facilitator. They experience life as a Black, Queer, nonbinary, transracial adoptee. Creator of BloodLetting: a poetry night for queer and femme people of color; co-founder of PoC Meditation: Feeling the Body/Healing the Heart; former blogger with Black Girl in Maine; columnist with the old Portland Phoenix where they penned “Unpacking the New Normal”; MC for L/A Arts’ Youth & Community Open Mic. Their most recent work has appeared in Autostraddle, Sisu Magazine, Maine Sunday Telegram’s Deep Water, and Poliquads Magazine.

This event is in partnership with the Maine Humanities Council “World In Your Library” speaker series. Thank you to the Maine Humanities Council for making this event possible.

This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited; reserve your tickets here.

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(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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