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Thinking Its Presence 2017 has ended
Events from 9:00am to 5:00pm are open only to registered attendees. Please register before October 9, 2017 at https://universityofarizonapoetrycenter.submittable.com/submit/81274/pre-registration-thinking-its-presence-2017-conference-university-of-arizon. For more information, please visit https://poetry.arizona.edu/TIP2017.
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Friday, October 20 • 9:00am - 10:50am
Breaking Fast with Words: Five Years of Poetry-A-Day for Ramadan

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Neelanjana Banerjee

Managing Editor, Kaya Press
Neelanjana Banerjee is the Managing Editor of Kaya Press, an independent publishing house dedicated to innovate Asian Pacific American and Asian diasporic literature. She teaches writing with Writing Workshops Los Angeles and in the Asian American Studies Department at UCLA.

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Tanzila Ahmed

#GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast
Tanzila Ahmed is an activist, storyteller, and politico based in Los Angeles. She can be heard monthly on the #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast and can be read monthly in her Radical Love column. An avid writer, she was a long-time writer for Sepia Mutiny and is published in the anthology Love, Inshallah. Her personal projects include writing about Desi music at Mishthi Music where she co-produced Beats for Bangladesh, making #MuslimVDay Cards and curating images for Mutinous Mind State. Taz also organizes with Bay Area Solidarity Summer and South Asians for Justice... Read More →
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Ramy El-Etreby

Ramy El-Etreby is a queer, Muslim, Egyptian American theater artist, writer and educator from Los Angeles, California. His short story "The Ride" appears in the ground-breaking anthology, Salaam, Love: American Muslim Men on Love, Sex, and Intimacy, which Ramy recently developed... Read More →
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Faisal Mohyuddin

English Teacher, Highland Park High School (Illinois)
Author of "The Displaced Children of Displaced Children" (selected by Kimiko Hahn as the winner of the 2017 Sexton Prize in Poetry, forthcoming 2018 from Eyewear Publishing), and of the chapbook "The Riddle of Longing" (Backbone Press, 2017). Educator Adviser to Narrative 4 (www... Read More →


Friday October 20, 2017 9:00am - 10:50am
Poetry Center Classroom 205 (Alumni Room) Poetry Center

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