A Conversation with Zoeglossia: Shiela Black, Allison Hedge Coke, and Connie Voisine

Saturday , November 21st, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Taos Center for the Arts TCAtaos.org

A Conversation with Zoeglossia: Shiela Black, Allison Hedge Coke, and Connie Voisine
Presented by TCA and SOMOS

With an introduction from Jan Smith, Executive Director of SOMOS
SUN, Nov. 21, 3pm
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Zoeglossia is a new literary organization seeking to pioneer a new, inclusive space for poets with disabilities. Zoeglossia strives to create an open and supportive community that welcomes and fosters creativity. Learn more at zoeglossia.org

Sheila Black is a co-editor of Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability and author of four poetry collections, most recently Iron, Ardent. A fifth poetry collection, Vivisection, is forthcoming from Salmon Poetry.

Allison Hedge Coke is author of several books of poetry, including Dog Road Woman, and the memoir Rock Ghost, Willow, Deer. She is the founder and organizer of the Sandhill Crane Retreat, a teacher for the University of California at Riverside, and the editor of Sing: Poetry of the Indigenous AmericasEffigiesEffigies II and Effigies III.

Connie Voisine is the author of Cathedral of the North, Los Angeles Times Book Award finalist Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream, and The Bower. Voisine directs the creative writing program at New Mexico State University.

Captioning and ASL interpretation provided by LC Interpreting Services. 

This event has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this event do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.