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THE BLACK BODY–readings around the country

Hi. This is a list of all the US readings/events for THE BLACK BODY anthology. I hope to see you at one of them.
Meri Nana-Ama Danquah
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Los Angeles, CA Readings of The Black Body
November 8th
7 pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd.
W. Hollywood CA 90069
Featuring: Anne Beatts, Brent Jennings, Philip Littell, Tajamika Paxton and [...]

Sylvia Sukop reading at the Hammer (Los Angeles)

On Wed July 22, 7pm, I’ll be reading from my work-in-progress, “Seeing and Believing: A Memoir of Faith and Photography,” at the Hammer’s Billy Wilder Theater along with other PEN USA Fellows.

  • CARLAGIRL PHOTO was founded on 14 February 1999 by Carla Willliams, a photographer, writer, and editor, born, raised and heading back to (yea!) Los Angeles, California.

    It was established with two goals: to be able to make my own work widely available for free, and to make accessible my research about artists of the African Diaspora, especially photographers, and in particular women. As it developed it grew to also include GLBTQ artists.

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