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Conjuring What We Need: A Writing Workshop with Ariana Brown

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 4:00 pm

Speaker: Ariana Brown

Location: Club Spartan

Ariana Brown will facilitate a writing workshop to help students compose a poem/essay focused on social justice. Bio: Ariana Brown is a Black Mexican American poet from San Antonio, Texas, with a B.A. in African Diaspora Studies and Mexican American Studies. She is the recipient of two Academy of American Poets Prizes and a 2014 collegiate national poetry slam champion. Ariana, who has been dubbed a "part-time curandera," is primarily interested in using poetry to validate black girl rage in all its miraculous forms. She is currently earning an MFA in Poetry at the University of Pittsburgh. Follow her on work at www.arianabrown.com and on Twitter & Instagram @arianathepoet.