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Socially-Distant Sidewalk Signing w/ Poet Kelly Harris
June 5, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us Saturday, June 5th from 2 pm – 3:30 pm in front our shop for a socially-distant sidewalk signing! Kelly Harris will be signing her book of poetry, “Freedom Knows My Name”.
Freedom Knows My Name takes readers on a poetic journey of seeking collective and personal freedom as a Black woman. These poems range from motherhood to spiritual questioning. Kalamu ya Salaam calls Harris-DeBerry, “the sound of wonderful” in his introduction.
Kelly Harris-DeBerry is the author of the poetry collection, Freedom Knows My Name. She earned her MFA from Lesley University and has been awarded fellowships from Cave Canem and Fine Arts Work Center. She has worked as a literary curator for festivals. Kelly served as guest poetry editor for University of New Orleans’s Bayou Magazine 2017-18. She is the New Orleans literary coordinator for Poets & Writers Inc in New York.