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Community Voices: Poets Speak – Thea Matthews

July 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Community Voices Poets Speak – Thea Matthews

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In this weekly summer series, eight Bay Area poets share new poems created in response to the current exhibitions. They will also describe the processes they employ in writing ekphrastic work. Come and see, come and listen, come and experience the art that moves your spirit to consider power and liberation.

Thea Matthews

Thea Matthews is a poet / scholar / activist born and raised in San Francisco, CA. She writes on the complexities of humanity, resiliency, and ultimately, the triumph over trauma; and is currently finishing her debut collection of poetry. She is a seasoned performer and has delivered her poetry at various curated readings and literary festivals, some of which include: Hazel Reading Series, Lyrics & Dirges, Red Light Lit, Cleave: Bay Area Women Writers, Mission Arts Performance Project (MAPP), Gears Turning, Poem Jam, LitQuake, LitCrawl, the 16th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival, and the 11th annual Beat Poetry Festival. She was an artist-in-residence for RADAR Productions spring 2018, and is part of Alley Cat Books’ spring 2019 writer residency. She is also a Tin House Scholar; and has work featured in For Harriet’s Soar, Rag Queen Periodical, The Feminist Wire, FORUM, and For Women Who Roar.


July 11, 2019
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$- 0
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Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)
685 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 United States