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Hawona Sullivan Janzen


April 2019

Carolyn Forché Reads

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Activist, poet, editor and translator Carolyn Forché closes out the 21st season of Literary Witnesses by reading from "What You Have Heard Is True," a devastatingly lyrical new memoir that explores her journey into human rights work in El Salvador. The work is beautiful, benefitting from Forché’s graceful poetics and her gift for storytelling. Author Claudia Rankine says the book "marries the attentive sensibility of a master poet with the unflinching eyes of a human rights activist." "True" also forces Americans…

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