gather | a series provides an opportunity for you to express. share. digest. evolve.
xodvf x nomad yard collectiv
gather | a discussion x workshop on identity.
upile is a malawian poet based in baltimore. born in 1994 and raised in zomba, her debut collection of prose and poetry 'soft magic' was published in 2015. upile writes intimate poems that celebrate womanhood, manhood, blackness, love, color and the intersecetionalities many encounter. she is passionate about human rights advocacy, the arts and travel. She hopes to remain curious, soft-hearted and ready for new adventures.
'soft magic.' is the debut collection of prose and poetry by malawian writer, upile chisala. an exploratory text on the self. joy. blackness. gender. matters of the heart. the experience of diaspora, spirituality and most of all, how we survive. 'soft magic.' is a shared healing journey. signed copies will be available for purchase.
antoinette is a curious writer attracted to the unexplored areas of life. born in los angeles, antoinette whose passion for people + imparting knowledge influenced her decision to become an educator and subsequently earn her master’s of arts in teaching at howard university. antoinette is now freelancing for the huffington post and working full time as blogger and photographer of dontthrowawaythecrust.com. dtac is a brand dedicated to documenting the compelling stories of the marginalized peoples of the world though editorial, documentary photography and video.
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rsvp required | open to all ages
Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST) - Add to Calendar
nomad yard collectiv - 411 new york avenue northeast washington, dc 20002