Wheatley in the 21st Century: A Reading & Book Launch

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This is a hybrid event. FREE for MHS Members. $10 per person fee (in person). No charge for virtual attendees or Card to Culture participants (EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare). The in-person reception starts at 5:30 and the program will begin at 6:00. 

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Wheatley at 250: Black Women Poets Re-imagine the Verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters celebrates the 250th anniversary of Phillis Wheatley Peters’ historic and transformative Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773). The new anthology gathers the voices of 20 Black female poets to reimagine the work of this iconic literary ancestor for a new generation. Join editors Danielle Legros Georges and Artress Bethany White, and contributors Florence Ladd and Janice Lowe, as they consider Phillis Wheatley Peters’ impact and share selections from their new book.