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Lifting Up Marginalized Voices: Reading and Discussion

Location The Potter's House, 1658 Columbia Rd., NW, Washington, DC.
Date Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duration   1 hours
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Join Sunu P. Chandy, Jody Hobbs Hesler, and Martha Anne Toll for Lifting Up Marginalized Voices: a Reading and Discussion at The Potter’s House!

Sunu P. Chandy (she/her) is a social justice activist including through her work as a poet and a civil rights attorney. She’s the daughter of immigrants from Kerala, India, a queer woman of color, and lives in Washington, DC, with her family. Her award-winning collection of poems, My Dear Comrades, was published by Regal House in 2023.

Jody Hobbs Hesler has written ever since she could hold a pencil and now lives and writes in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Her debut story collection, What Makes You Think You're Supposed to Feel Better was published by Cornerstone Press in October 2023. Jody teaches at WriterHouse in Charlottesville, Virginia and reads for the Los Angeles Review.

Martha Anne Toll's debut novel, Three Muses, was shortlisted for the Gotham Book Prize and won the Petrichor Prize for Finely Crafted Fiction. Toll brings a long career in social justice to her work covering authors of color and women writers as a critic and author interviewer at NPR Books, the Washington Post, Pointe Magazine, the Millions, and elsewhere. Toll is a member of the National Book Critics Circle and serves on the board of directors of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.

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