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Ghost Stories: Five Writers Read Works on Historical Trauma

Ghost Stories: Five Writers Read Works on Historical Trauma

Thursday, July 14, 2011, 6 PM
Amherst H. Wilder Center
451 Lexington Pkwy N, St. Paul

African- American, Hmong, Japanese-American, Jewish and White Earth Anishinabe writers explore how the stories of their parents, grandparents and historical communities impact the writers' own lives. From the ridiculous to the tragic, the writers examine the legacies of the Holocaust, war, racism and genocide.

A facilitated discussion will follow.

The Readers: Carolyn Holbrook, Mai Neng Moua, Margie Newman, Marcie Rendon, Joan Maeda Trygg.

Admission: Five dollars includes a chapbook containing work by the five writers. Refreshments will be served.

For further information contact Margie Newman at 612-532-7238, margienewman@comcast.net