*Beth Brant Book Launch

with Sinister Wisdom
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Celebrating the life and legacy of Beth Brant on the occasion of the publication of A Generous Spirit: Selected Work by Beth Brant, edited by Janice Gould.

Featured Readers               A Generous Spirit book cover

  • Qwo-Li Driskill
  • Lourdes Figueroa
  • Jennifer Foerster
  • Elena Gross
  • Thea Matthews
  • Kim Shuck
  • Lisa Tatonetti

Copies of the new book will be for sale at the event.

About Beth Brant

Beth Brant (Degonwadonti) was a Mohawk lesbian poet, essayist, and activist. During her life, Brant’s work gave voice to an often unacknowledged Two-Spirit identity, and today, her words represent continued strength, growth, and connection in the face of deep suffering. In a new Sapphic Classic, the multicultural lesbian literary and art journal Sinister Wisdom brings to readers a collection of Beth Brant’s creative work, previously completely out of print.

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This is a Reading, Writing & Poetry program from SFPL. We love reading/sharing/creating words.

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