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Carmen Giménez Smith

Poetry Reading and Book Signing

Poetry Reading and Book Signing

$15; purchase tickets through Folger Shakespeare Library

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Event Details

Carmen Giménez Smith’s work dissects the female body and society’s responses to it over centuries in language that can be both playful and serious. Her collections include Milk and FilthGoodbye, Flicker, winner of the Juniper Prize, and, most recently, Cruel Futures. Her memoir, Bring Down the Little Birds: On Mothering, Art, Work, and Everything Else, received an American Book Award. Smith will perform a reading in response to exhibition Zilia Sánchez: Soy Isla (I Am an Island)