AN AFTERNOON WITH NANCY MOREJON: art and poetry of the Afro-Cuban experience

On Sunday, September 7th at 4:00pm The Emerald Tablet is very proud to present the great Cuban poet, essayist, editor, and critic Nancy Morejon. Nancy will read from and discuss her work. Following the readings, there will be a reception at Specs’ during which members of the audience will have a chance to meet Nancy.

Nancy Morejon

photo by Tony Ryan

This rare U.S. appearance will be presented by The Bay Area Nancy Morejon Tour Committee, with live music and special guests TBA.

Nancy Morejon is a Cuban author and poet. She has gained recognition for work whose themes are centered on women and the Afro-Cuban experience. Born in Havana to working-class parents, Morejon began to write poems at age 13 and earning English-teaching credentials by age 15. In 1986 she won the Cuban Critic’s Prize, and in 2001 became the first black woman to win Cuba’s National Prize for Literature. She also won the Golden Wreath of the Struga poetry evenings for 2006. She has toured extensively in the United States, and her work has been translated into numerous languages. She continues to work, based in her native country of Cuba.

You can get advance tickets here!

AN EVENING WITH NANCY MOREJON
Sunday September 7th 2014, 3:30 pm doors, 4:00 pm show.
The Emerald Tablet, 80 Fresno St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (map)
$10-25 suggested donation, sliding scale. Nobody turned away for lack of funds.
Delicious complimentary snacks. Drinks by donation.

For more info, please call (510) 860-3516 or contact tonybook@att.net.

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