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Come for the D.C. launch of the anthology, Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters and Sons of Immigrant Parents (Red Hen Press, 2017). This collection of flash memoir, personal essays and poetry contains contributions from 65 writers who were either born and/or raised in the US by one or more immigrant parent.
Come join us in a conversation with Chezare A. Warren about his latest book, Urban Preparation: Young Black Men Moving from Chicago's South Side to Success in Higher Education.
Haymarket Books and the Washington, D.C. International Socialist Organization present Todd Chretien for a public presentation and discussion on his new book, Eyewitnesses to the Russian Revolution.While not a blue print for the future, the Russian Revolution is an invaluable template of lessons and insight into our own struggle for a socialist future.
Polish poet, Tadeusz Dabrowski kicks off a U.S. reading tour for his new book from Zephyr Press, Posts, by joining two local poets, Maryland native, Sean Enright, and The Potter's House neighbor, Joshua Weiner, for a poetry reading and book signing.
Come learn about how radicals in the 1970s used printed media to address issues that are still with us today. Finally Got the News uncovers the hidden legacy of the radical Left of the 1970s, a decade when vibrant social movements challenged racism, imperialism, patriarchy and capitalism itself. It combines written contributions from movement participants with original printed materials—from pamphlets to posters, flyers to newspapers—to tell this politically rich and little-known story.
Come join Theodore Richards for a discussion of his latest book The Great Imagining: Spirituality in an Age of Apocalypse.
“These are the end times.” We hear this sentiment in one way or another from various sources, from the fundamentalist preacher to the scientist warning us of climate change. This is a time of economic uncertainty, political oppression and cultural unraveling
In “A Language the Land Is Inventing”, poet Ann Philips comes near to inventing a language herself, one brimming with grace and empathy, capable of rendering the familiar sublime and the sublime familiar. S