A Celebration of Audre Lorde with Roxane Gay
Where: The 92nd Street Y, New York
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $15
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Upon the publication of The Selected Works of Audre Lorde, Roxane Gay, the volume’s editor, is joined by Mahogany L. Browne, Saeed Jones and Porsha Olayiwola for a reading of Lorde’s poetry and prose and conversation about her life and legacy.
“Lorde is a towering figure in the world of letters,” Gay writes in her introduction. “She was the first writer I ever read who lived and loved the way I did and also looked like me. She was a beacon, a guiding light. And she was far more than that because her prose and poetry astonished me—intelligent, fierce, powerful, sensual, provocative, indelible.”
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