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Conversation Literary Festival, Southern U.S.
Comprising 16 poets of color, this weeklong fellowship program featured readings, workshops, and craft talks hosted in Oxford, MS, Tuscaloosa, AL, and New Orleans, LA.
PARIS IS STILL BURNING, miami
In conjunction with the 2015 Miami Book Festival, this event was coordinated by Neil de la Flor and JV Portela of Reading Queer, held at the Olympia Theater and featured the poets Dawn Lundy Martin, David Tomas Martinez, Justin Phillip Reed, and Danez Smith.
Paris is still burning, minneapolis
This AWP 2015 off-site event was curated by Patricia Smith, held in OOTN, and featured the queer poets of color Jericho Brown, Eduardo C. Corral, Saeed Jones, Rickey Laurentiis, Justin Phillip Reed, Charif Shanahan, Danez Smith, Jayson P. Smith, Phillip B. Williams, and L. Lamar Wilson.