Author Event | jessica Care moore - "We Want Our Bodies Back"
Wednesday September 4, 2019: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room
jessica Care moore, an internationally renowned poet, playwright, performance artist, and producer from Detroit, will preview her newest work: "We Want Our Bodies Back." Moore first came to national prominence when she won the “It’s Showtime at the Apollo” competition a record breaking five times in a row. She is the 2013 Alain Locke Award Recipient from the Detroit Institute of Arts, and her poetry has been heard at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the London Institute of Contemporary Arts. She is the CEO of Moore Black Press, Executive Producer of Black WOMEN Rock!, and founder of the literacy-driven Jess Care Moore Foundation.
This event includes a book signing and books will be for sale.