Joint Anniversaries Of Dpl And Broadside Press And Merger Of Historic Broadside Press And Lotus Press

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Joint Anniversaries Of Dpl And Broadside Press And Merger Of Historic Broadside Press And Lotus Press
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Broadside Lotus Press says
BROADSIDE LOTUS PRESS RELEASE: IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENT!
IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE
Poetry Program by Detroit’s Poet Laureate, Dr. Naomi L. Madgett
Celebrates Joint Anniversaries of DPL and Broadside Press and
Merger of Historic Broadside Press and Lotus Press
March 23, 2015
The Detroit Public Main Library (DPL) and Broadside Press will co-sponsor a poetry presentation by Detroit Poet Laureate, Dr. Naomi L. Madgett. This event has been organized in celebration of DPL’s 150th anniversary, and Broadside Press’s 50th anniversary. The program will take place on March 31, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., in the Friends Auditorium of the DPL Main Branch, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202.
One special feature of this evening will be the official announcement of the merger of Broadside Press and Lotus Press, two of the nation’s longest operating African American publishing houses. Lotus Press was founded in 1972 by Dr. Madgett. Broadside Press was founded by Dudley Randall in 1965. With the merger, the press will be known as Broadside Lotus Press.
For more information concerning this event, contact: The Detroit Public Library 313 481-1300 or Broadside Lotus Press: 313 736-5338.
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