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Ordinary People: Alexis De Veaux


Come hear the extraordinary poet and biographer Alexis De Veaux read from her new work of fiction, Yabo. After the reading, De Veaux will be joined with special guests to discuss her work and her impact in the literary, women's, and black lesbian cultures.

Alexis De Veaux was born and raised in Harlem, New York. She is a celebrated author and activist recognized for her devotion to numerous literary and women's organizations.

This program is presented by the In The Life Archive at the Schomburg Center.

For all free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.

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