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Saturday, October 13 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
BBF Unbound: A Home Is a Poem

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Participants in this generative workshop craft collaborative poems in the shape of Dorchester’s most iconic architecture. Like its namesake, a Triple Decker Poem builds community through collaboration. All participants will have the chance to write and reflect together on what it means to share space—in a neighborhood and in a creative work. This session is facilitated by U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo, Anna Ross, Candelaria Silva-Collins, Aaron Devine, and Daniel Elfanbaum, members of Write on the DOT, a reading series and literary platform that supports and promotes local writing in Dorchester.

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Aaron Devine

Aaron Devine is a writer, educator, and translator. His writing has been published in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Good Men Project, Origins Journal, and Window Cat Press. He earned his MFA in fiction from UMass Boston in 2013. In 2011 he helped found the Write on the DOT reading... Read More →
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Daniel Elfanbaum

Daniel Elfanbaum is a graduate student at UMass-Boston and a freelance writer. He is also an enthusiastic bicycle commuter and guide.
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U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo

U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo is a multi-award winning international bestselling author and Top 10 charted soul singer. She is a native of Zimbabwe, Botswana, and South Africa, and is based in Boston. She has delivered several hundred high impact workshops taught through the mediums of poetry... Read More →
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Anna Ross

Anna Ross is a poet and educator. She is the 2018 Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellow in poetry and has published several collections and chapbooks of poetry. Her collection If a Storm (2013) was the winner of the Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize for Poetry. Her chapbooks have... Read More →
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Candelaria Silva-Collins

Candelaria Silva-Collins is a driving force behind the continuation and outreach of the arts in Boston. She is the coordinator of the Community Membership Program at the Huntington Theatre Company, as well as the program manager for the Fellowes Athenaeum Trust Fund of the Boston... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
BPL Exchange 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, USA

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