Part of THELMA’s Lake Reading Series. A free event focusing on visual arts, music, film and theatre. Cash bar.
This reading is supported by Marian University and the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets.
Dr. Tara Betts is an author and professor. Tara is the author of Break the Habit (Trio House Press, 2016) and Arc & Hue (Willow Books, 2009.) Her chapbooks include 7 x 7: kwansabas (Backbone Press, 2015) and The GREATEST!: An Homage to Muhammad Ali (Argus House, 2013, originally commissioned by Peggy Choy Dance Company). She is also one of the editors for The Beiging of America: Personal Narratives About Being Mixed Race in the 21st Century (2Leaf Press, 2017). Tara’s poetry and prose has appeared in various journals and anthologies. She has also contributed to interdisciplinary collaborations such as John Sims’ “Recoloration Proclamation” and “Rhythm of Structure” installations, and filmmaker Nijla Mu’min, among others.
Pre-event begins at 6 pm with Open Mic, Music provided by Moonlit Blue and a Cash Bar.Free