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M. Nourbese Philip and Misani

M NourbeSe Philip
Date and Time: 
March 15, 2007 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Poets House, Spring Street

Carbibbean writer M Nourbese Philip has observed that "poetry is about truth telling, but you need the lie--the artifice of form--to tell those truths." In this fascinating dialogue, Misani elicits Philip's ideas about poetry, the nature of truth and the construction of personal and national identity.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations