What Is Home? Readings, Conversation And Exhibit

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What Is Home? Readings, Conversation And Exhibit
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During October and November, VBB Artistic Director Sehba Sarwar led women’s workshops at Baker Ripley Community Center and Somali Bantu Community of Greater Houston (SBCGH). In the gatherings that included writing, food and community, new and veteran entrants to Houston and the U.S. delved into issues of displacement, the state of being transnational, and the urgency one faces in coming to terms with being in-between.

The outcome of the workshops will be shared with the larger public at a special reading and conversation session at Houston Public Library’s Central Library, First Floor Gallery.

The afternoon will include readings and writings by Zema Kelleta, Tanya Jackson, Muna Tamang, Sukhada Tatke and Azeb Yusuf.

An exhibition of interviews from Sarwar’s blog, What Is Home? will be on view till November 30, 2015; Sarwar will also read excerpts from her memoir-in-progress.

The reading and exhibition are part of Building Bridges: Poetic Voices of the Muslim World, presented by Poets House and City Lore, in partnership with the American Library Association and the Houston Public Library. For more information, please visit www.houstonlibrary.org

Cosponsored by Voices Breaking Boundaries and Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center.
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By: Voices Breaking Boundaries