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    Affrilachian Poets & their Guests: Online Readings in June

    Bourbon & Poetry Festival Postponed. The first installment of the Affrilachian Poets Bourbon & Poetry Festival. This is going to be epic. We all need this reading right about now. Gather with us for healing words, words of solidarity, protest, and resilience.   If you have ever been to an AP reading, you know how we do! Watch here live: https://www.facebook.com/events/969458750178181/ Check out the line up for B & P Festival Event I Stay tuned to Pluck! We will be featuring brief Q&A’s with each author and publishing selections from their readings on our site.

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    Bourbon & Poetry Festival, Part I Line-up

    Meet the Incredible Line-up for the June 1st reading Shauna Morgan author of the chapbook Fear of Dogs & Other Animals (Central Square Press), is a poet and scholar from a rural district in Clarendon, Jamaica. An Associate Professor of creative writing and Africana literature at Howard University in Washington, D.C., she recently moved to Lexington, Kentucky’s East End Artist Village with her husband and children. Shauna has published poetry in A Gathering Together, ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics & Consciousness, Pluck! The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture, and elsewhere. Her critical work has appeared in the CLA Journal, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, and South Atlantic Review.…