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Poetry Night: Respect the Mic!

February 19 @ 7:00 pm

book talk at gramercy books

Join Hanif Abdurraqib and Peter Kahn, editors of RESPECT THE MIC, an expansive, moving anthology representing 20 years of poetry from students and alumni of Chicago’s Oak Park River Forest High School Spoken Word Club. The evening will be moderated by educator Steven Waddell, a former member of the Spoken Word Club.

Among the dozens of current students and alumni, Respect the Mic features work by NBA champion Iman Shumpert, National Youth Poet Laureates Kara Jackson and Natalie Richardson, comedian Langston Kerman, and more!

Saturday, February 19th, 7:00pm
*HYBRID EVENT, ONLINE TICKETS REMAIN!*

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Date:
February 19
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $19
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Gramercy Books
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Venue

Virtual and In Person
39 E. State Street
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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