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Thursday Morning Poets @ 100 Thousand Poets for Change

Sep 24 | Fri |
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Following their debut in-person appearance at this year's New York City Poetry Festival on Governors Island, the multicultural all-female Thursday Morning Poets (TMP) collective will raise their voices for social change as part of the 10thannual global demonstration led by 100 Thousand Poets for Change ( joining poets, musicians, and artists worldwide, from many languages, cultures, geographical regions, ethnicities, creeds, beliefs, and religious affiliation, in the call for lasting social, political, & environmental change. Thursday Morning Poets--who represent NYC's broad cultural and ethnic diversity -go global, drawing on their unique lived experiences in reading of their original works of poetry in-concert with thousands of other poets from around the world to support peace,justice, and sustainability. TMP first met in an on-line prompt-based poetry workshop led by Queens Poet Laureate and Academy of American Poets Fellow Maria Lisella, in January 2021.Wheelchair accessible Chairs not available; bring seating or blankets For additional information, contact Julie Forgione [email protected] / 917-749-1963

Venue: Jefferson Market Garden

Greenwich Avenue between Sixth Avenue & 10th Street Map