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Buffalo community activist to give poetry performance

Roger Coda

Spoken word artist Jillian Hanesworth, a community activist/organizer in Buffalo and SUNY Fredonia graduate, will give an in-person poetry performance as part of the Mary Louise White Visiting Writer Series at The Spot at Tim Hortons in the Williams Center on April 28.

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Convocation lecture to examine ‘Journalism and Jim Crow’

Roger Coda

"Journalism and Jim Crow: White Supremacy, the Black Press, and the Struggle for American Democracy" will be explored in a Zoom lecture by Dr. Sid Bedingfield, in the Mary Louise White Lecture/Convocation Series on Thursday, March 31.

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Essayist to conduct virtual craft talk, reading in Fredonia writers series

Roger Coda

Aisha Sabatini Sloan, whose writing about race and current events is often coupled with analysis of art, film and pop culture, will give a nonfiction reading on Wednesday, Feb. 9, and craft talk, Thursday, Feb. 10, in the virtual Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series.

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Author Matt Bell to give virtual craft talk, reading for Fredonia

Roger Coda

Matt Bell, the acclaimed author of “A Tree or a Person or a Wall” – a collection of short stories with a flavor of the experimental, the apocalyptic and often both – will present a craft talk and fictional reading as part of the Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series at Fredonia.

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Buffalo poet to conduct virtual craft talk, reading

Roger Coda

Noah Falck, a Buffalo-based poet whose writing combines vivid imagery with the surreal to defamiliarize the familiar and create new emotional landscapes for the reader to navigate and discover, will conduct a craft talk and poetry reading as part of the Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series.

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Acclaimed ‘Lucky Man’ author Brinkley to give readings at Fredonia

Roger Coda

Fiction writer Jamel Brinkley will give a craft talk and read excerpts from “A Lucky Man: Stories,” a collection of nine powerful stories set in Brooklyn and the South Bronx that have cast him as a significant new voice in fiction, at Fredonia as part of the Mary Louise White Visiting Writer Series established through the Fredonia College Foundation.

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