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Momtaza Mehri and Zoé Samudzi at The Poetry Center
Saturday March 13, 12pm Pacific Time

Tripwire Cross-Cultural Poetics Series: Momtaza Mehri and Zoé Samudzi

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The Poetry Center is delighted to welcome two of the more outstanding young Black writers and intellectuals at work in the US and UK, for our third program in the Tripwire Cross-Cultural Poetics Series. Momtaza Mehri is a poet and independent researcher. Her work has been widely anthologised and has appeared in Granta, Artforum, The Guardian, BOMB, and Real Life Mag. She is the former Young People’s Laureate for London. Her latest pamphlet, Doing the Most with the Least, was published in 2019 by Goldsmiths Press. Zoé Samudzi is a writer, photographer, and a doctoral candidate in Medical Sociology at the University of California, San Francisco. Her writing has appeared in The New Inquiry, Warscapes, Truthout, ROAR Magazine, Teen Vogue, BGD, Bitch Media, Open Space, and Verso, among others. With William C. Anderson, Samudzi is coauthor of As Black as Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation (foreword by Mariame Kaba, AK Press, 2018). Both writers will read from their work, then engage in conversation with one another and with emcee alex cruse, and respond to questions from the audience.

Please note early start-time to accommodate our guest and audience in the UK, and elsewhere!

This remote access event starts promptly at 12:00 pm Pacific Time, and is free and open to the public. Real-Time Captioning is available at our YouTube channel (with Media Captioning provided after the event, at Poetry Center Digital Archive); for other reasonable accommodations please contact poetry@sfsu.edu

Time: March 13, 2021 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Mar 13, 2021 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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