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Talk of the Stacks with Nikki Giovanni

Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, Pohlad Hall
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis

Poet and activist Nikki Giovanni has spurred social movements and informed generations with her work. Recipient of nineteen honorary degrees from colleges and universities; Nikki has received seven NAACP Image Awards and was the first recipient of the Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award. A Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech, Nikki has written over 30 books for adults and children and received a Grammy nomination for The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection. Nikki will share her much anticipated new poetry collection, Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid.

Talk of the Stacks is a reading series exploring contemporary literature and culture. Programs are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served. Programs begin at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:15 pm. Books are available for sale and signing. Signings follow lectures.

A program of Friends of the Hennepin County Library.
Gold Sponsor: The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank Silver sponsor: Dorsey and Whitney LLP

Additional support provided by MinnPost and Magers and Quinn Booksellers.



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