Poetry on the Porch
Wednesday, September 4 | 6:00 PM
(readings begin at 6:30 PM)
Part of the nationwide Writers for Migrant Justice call to action. Chapel Hill and Durham poets join writers in more than 45 cities across the U.S. to bring awareness to the humanitarian crisis at the border and to raise funds for migrant legal defense.
Readers include: Gaby Calvocoressi, Jameela Fay Dallis, Maria de Guzman, Jonathan Farmer, Destiny Hemphill, Fred Joiner, Meta DuEwa Jones, Ashley M. Nissler, Alan Shapiro, Crystal Simone Smith, Jessica Q. Stark, Emilio Taiveaho, Hannah VanderHart, and Ross White.
Pupusas and other snacks will be available for a donation at the event. All proceeds go to support Immigrant Families Together. Co-sponsored by Student Action with Farmworkers and UNC Creative Writing. Illustration by Matthew Huynh for “New Roots/Nuevas Raíces.”