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NEA Big Read Celebration with Kush Thompson


Thursday March 28, 2019: 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Downtown Library: 4th floor Atrium, Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

For Whom

Grade 9 -Adult


Community members will come together and celebrate the culmination of this month-long NEA Big Read program around Citizen by Claudia Rankine. Featured artist Kush Thompson will perform poetry and talkback with the audience. Members of the Neutral Zone teen book club will also share their poetic responses to Citizen and all of the identity collages created earlier in the month will be displayed for viewing. 

The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the sharing of a good book. For more information, see This event is in partnership with the Neutral Zone.

Copies of Kush Thompson's books, as well as copies of "Citizen", will be on sale at this event.

Citizen by Claudia Rankine