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Get Lit: Breaking News with Rosemarie Dombrowski

Date(s): Thursday, September 5, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Valley Bar, Reading Room, 130 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Cost: Free

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About this Event

Spirited conversation. Literary culture. Every first Thursday at Valley Bar. Get Lit.

This month: Radical newspapers, independent publishing, and social justice with Rosemarie Dombrowski

What does radical publishing look like in the age of digital media? What kind of power lies in polemic? How can literature function as reportage? What is the social responsibility of literature? Does it have one? Who says? Is there anyone or anything that doesn’t have some kind of social responsibility?

Please note: attendance is limited to 24 guests in order for everyone to be able to speak. Guests must be 18+. Seating is first-come, first-served. RSVPs are purely for the purposes of monitoring attendance, gauging interest, and communicating directions, logistics, and other information about the event. You do not have to register or RSVP to attend this event. This event is open to the public and free. 

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Rosemarie Dombrowski is the inaugural Poet Laureate of Phoenix, AZ, the founding editor of both rinky dink press and The Revolution (Relaunch), a creative revisioning of the weekly women’s rights newspaper founded by Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1868. Her collections include The Book of Emergencies (2014), The Philosophy of Unclean Things (2017), and The Cleavage Planes of Southwest Minerals [A Love Story], winner of the 2017 Split Rock Review chapbook competition.

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