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African American Poetry Reading

A photo of Gwendolyn Brooks in front of a microphone with the text Poetry Reading.

On Thursday, February 21st, from Noon to 1:00 pm, in the Multicultural Center, University Libraries, the Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center, the English and Journalism Department, are sponsoring a poetry reading celebrating African American poetry.

Accordingly, we are looking for persons to read poetry, either their own poetry or poetry by African American poets. If you are interested in reading, we are interested in hearing from you.

Please contact William Thompson at wa-thompson@wiu.edu if you want to read. Let him know what you want to read. Please limit your reading to less than five minutes.