Marilyn will not, of course, be able to attend this event, as she is still confined in federal prison, the longest-held woman political prisoner in the US. But if any RagReaders are in NYC this Sunday, try to stop by; you are guaranteed a wonderful literary treat!
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Sunday, June 8 @ 6:00 pm
Reading and discussion of Cristina Peri Rossi’s “State of Exile,” translated by U.S. political prisoner Marilyn Buck.
Bluestockings Bookstore – 172 Allen Street, New York City, New York
F train to 2nd Ave. Free.
U.S. political prisoner and poet Marilyn Buck translated and wrote a nuanced introduction to “State of Exile,” an essay and poems by Uruguayan Cristina Peri Rossi, now exiled in Barcelona. Join the New York Friends of Marilyn Buck for readings by Asha Bandele and Nuris Rodriguez, and talks by Soffiyah Elijah, Susan Rosenberg, and Laura Whitehorn.
“State of Exile is a haunting work that sat for decades, awaiting, like cicadas, its proper season. That time is now.” — Mumia Abu-Jamal
For more information, see marilynbuck.com.
For background on Marilyn Buck’s life of anti-imperialist struggle and her other writings in prison, go to this Web site.
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