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Pitzer Literary Series: Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

February 28, 2023 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Free
Portrait of Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke came of age working in fields, factories, and waters. A labor and environmental poet, with mixed descendance, Hedge Coke was a sharecropper by the time she was mid-teens and continued manual labor until retraining for former fieldworkers nearing thirty years of age, after disabilities precluded continuation. Allison Adelle Hedge Coke teaches for UC Riverside, and is the author/editor of 18 books, including Look at This Blue, a finalist for the 2022 National Book Award in Poetry, Burn, StreamingBlood RunOff-Season City PipeDog Road WomanThe Year of the RatEffigies I, II, & IIIAhani, and Sing.

This event is supported by the Pitzer College Campus Life Committee.

Details

Date:
February 28, 2023
Time:
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
claremontcreativewriting.com

Venue

Broad Performance Space
1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Organizer

Brent Armendinger
Phone
(909) 607-3489