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Sunday, October 6 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Daughters of Whitman: A Celebration and Challenge

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Los Angeles women literary artists explore the complicated legacy of the father of American poetry. This lively mix of reading, discussion, and performance is part of Whitmania, the west coast's largest celebration of Walt Whitman's 200th birthday in 2019.

Authors
avatar for Amber West

Amber West

Dr. Amber West is the author of two poetry collections, Hen & God (The Word Works, 2017) and Daughter Eraser (Finishing Line Press, 2015), as well as numerous “puppet poems” that have been performed nationally. Her writing has appeared in journals and anthologies such as Calyx... Read More →
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Susannah Rodríguez Drissi

Dr. Susannah Rodríguez Drissi is an award-winning Cuban poet, playwright, and scholar. Her writing has appeared in anthologies such as In Season—Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home, and Places in Between (Winner of the Florida Book Award) and journals such as the Los Angeles Review... Read More →
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Cecilia Fairchild

Cecilia Fairchild was conceived on a moving train in a thunderstorm outside Marfa, TX. She is a Los Angele native, a seventh generation Californian, and holds her MFA in acting from USC. She is also a playwright whose recent work includes Fortunate Son, a Faust myth set in post-Vietnam... Read More →
avatar for Dominiqua Dickey

Dominiqua Dickey

Dominiqua Dickey is a fiction writer and the author of “God's Gonna Trouble the Water,” featured in the critically acclaimed anthology, Mississippi Noir (Akashic Books). Her short story, "Old Job" recently received honorable mention in Typehouse Literary Magazine's 2019 Biennial... Read More →



Sunday October 6, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm
5th Street Entrance, Los Angeles Central Library 630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA

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