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WAX POETIC: Audre Lorde LP Launch Party with Tongo Eisen-Martin

Thursday, October 19, 2023, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Lamont Library
Open to the public, Presentation, Reading/Lecture,

The Woodberry Poetry Room invites you to a launch party for Audre Lorde at Fassett Studio, 1970, our latest collaborative release with Fonograf Editions: Here to help us celebrate is current Poet Laureate of San Francisco and Lorde LP contributor Tongo Eisen-Martin, author of Blood on the Fog (City Lights, 2021) and Heaven Is All Goodbyes (2017),

Eisen-Martin will get the event rolling with a brief reading of his own poems (and a selection of Lorde's works) and then we will cue up the record for its premiere on the Aalto turntables. Come one, come all to this evening of collective listening, communing, and catching up with friends old and new. Mocktails and snacks will be served.

In-Person Attendance: The event will take place at Woodberry Poetry Room, Lamont Library, Room 330, 11 Quincy Street. Free and open to the public.

Members of the public will be asked to sign in at the Lamont lobby desk, located at the main entrance of Lamont Library. For more information, please contact: marywgraham@fas.harvard.edu or call us at (617) 495-2454.

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Christina Davis