Join us as we open our inaugural Arts Speakers Series. Our guests will speak on a range of topics including arts and identity, arts and social justice, arts and healing, and arts in the time of a pandemic. This event is free.
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The Body As A Clinched Fist”—A Poetry Reading and Discussion
Enzo Silon Surin, Haitian-born poet, educator, speaker, publisher and social advocate, is the author of When My Body Was A Clinched Fist (Black Lawrence Press, July 2020) and two chapbooks, A Letter of Resignation: An American Libretto (2017) and Higher Ground. He is a PEN New England Celebrated New Voice in Poetry, the recipient of a Brother Thomas Fellowship from The Boston Foundation and a 2020 Denis Diderot [A-i-R] Grant as an Artist-in-Residence at Chateau d’Orquevaux in Orquevaux, France. Surin’s work gives voice to experiences that take place in what he calls “broken spaces” and his poems have been featured in numerous publications and exhibits. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University, teaches creative writing and literature at Bunker Hill Community College and is Founding Editor and Publisher at Central Square Press.
Established in 2006, Enzo Surin INK offers a wide range of literary services such as writing workshops, lectures, readings, and speaking engagements at colleges, universities, schools, libraries, performing arts centers, festivals, corporations, associations, and private events.
Photo credit: Richard Howard
Arts Speakers Series
September 23 - Enzo Silon Surin
October 14 - Melanie George
October 28 - Ashleigh Gordon
November 18 - Christopher Edwards
December 2 - Vijay Gupta