Maria James-Thiaw Book Launch: COUNT EACH BREATH

Fri Sept 23 at 7:00pm

Join us for the launch of Poet Maria James-Thiaw's new book of poetry, Count Each Breath.

 

Fri Sept 23 at 7:00pm

in the Court Street Cabaret

on Fri Sep 23, 7:00pm to 8:30pm


This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available to purchase at the signing. Light refreshments will be served and drinks will be for sale at the bar.


Admission is Free

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About

Open Stage is thrilled to welcome local poet and author Maria James-Thiaw for a book launch and signing fo her new book of poetry, Count Each Breath. This event will take place from 7pm-8:30pm on Friday, September 23rd.


This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available to purchase at the signing. Light refreshments will be served and drinks will be for sale at the bar.


About the Book: A health care system built on bias and inequity, a system of policing that snatches our sons & daughters from our arms, and a pandemic painting a target on our backs – this is 2020 through the eyes of a black woman with chronic illness. If you’ve ever been dismissed, ignored, suspected, or accused by a healthcare provider, you will relate to these verses.


Maria James-Thiaw is an award-winning poet, performer, and playwright.  She is the author of three poetry collections and her work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies including Black Lives Have Always Mattered, Cutthroat Journal of the Arts, and Essential Voices: A Covid19 Anthology. Poems from her play, Reclaiming My Time: An American Griot Project, won the Art of Protest Award from Penn State University’s Center for American Literary Studies in 2018. Maria is also the founder of Reclaim Artist Collective, an organization that brings her American Griot Project programming to marginalized communities.

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Directed to Older Children

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