An Evening with Mahogany L. Browne
APRIL 7, 2021 | 6:00 PM PT YOUTUBE LIVE | FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY
About the event
Mahogany L. Browne is a writer, organizer, and educator. She is the interim executive director of Urban Word NYC and Poetry Coordinator at St. Francis College. Browne has received fellowships from Agnes Gund, Air Serenbe, Cave Canem, Poets House, Mellon Research, and Rauschenberg. She is the author of Chlorine Sky (2021), Woke: A Young Poet’s Call to Justice (2020), Black Girl Magic (2020), Woke Baby (2018), and Kissing Caskets (2017). Browne is also the founder of Woke Baby Book Fair (a nationwide diversity literature campaign), and as an Arts for Justice grantee, is completing her first book of essays on mass incarceration, investigating its impact on women and children. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Mahogany L. Browne’s visit is part of the Creative Writing Speaker Series~English 499 offered through Washington State University Vancouver. Special thanks to Pavithra Narayanan and Chelsea Ratzlaff. Sponsors: WSU Vancouver Library, WSU Vancouver Academic Affairs, WSU Vancouver College of Arts and Sciences, WSU Vancouver Council on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, WSU Common Reading Program.