February 21, 2008 at 6:00 PM, Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, Main College Building, Simmons College, 300 The Fenway
This even is free and open to the public.
The Zora Neale Hurston Literary Center and Simmons College is proud to present a reading by Award Winning Poet and Author Sonia Sanchez.
Sanchez began publishing her poems in the 1960s. These poems appeared in journals such as the "Liberator" and the "Journal of Black Poetry." Her first book, Homecoming, was published in 1969. In addition to her poetry, Sanchez has published three books for children and has written six plays. She has also written columns for "Muhammed Speaks," the "American Poetry Review," and the "Philadelphia Daily News." Sanchez has received grants and fellowship awards from PEN, the National Institute of Arts and Letters, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Pew Charitable Trusts. She has also been recognized for her activism for racial and gender equality.
Due to construction, please note that parking is limited. For alternative options, please visit the Simmons parking website.