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Terrance Hayes: Community Conversation [Beautiful Truth Initiative]

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As part of Charlotte Lit’s Beautiful Truth initiative, renowned poet Terrance Hayes will be here for two days of events.

On Saturday, February, from 2-4 pm, Terrance will lead a community conversation on sharing stories for social change. The event is free but very space-limited. Please request an invitation by sending an email to admin@charlottelit.org. We will get back to you as soon as we know if we have a seat available for you.


Terrance Hayes is the author of American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassins, a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry; To Float In The Space Between: Drawings and Essays in Conversation with Etheridge Knight; How to Be DrawnLighthead, which won the 2010 National Book Award for poetry; Muscular Music, which won the Kate Tufts Discovery Award; Hip Logic, winner of the 2001 National Poetry Series, and Wind in a Box. Artist-in-residence at New York University, Hayes currently resides in New York City.


About the Beautiful Truth Initiative

This event is part of Charlotte Lit’s Beautiful Truth initiative, which seeks to help community members write and share stories about themselves and their lives here in Charlotte.

Charlotte Lit’s Beautiful Truth initiative is made possible in part with generous grants from NC Arts, The Plain Language Group, and Brooke and Justin Lehmann. We’re still seeking additional donors. Can your organization help? If so, please contact kathie@charlottelit.org or paul@charlottelit.org.

Details

Date:
February 2
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Venue

The Light Factory
1817 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205 United States
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Organizer

Charlotte Lit
Phone:
704-315-2131
Email:
admin@charlottelit.org
Website:
https://www.charlottelit.org