Aisha Sabatini Sloan: A Reading and Conversation

September 27, 2021 - 7:30 pm
Virtual
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Please join us for a reading and conversation. Aisha Sabatini Sloan was born and raised in Los Angeles. Her writing about race and current events is often coupled with analysis of art, film and pop culture. She studied English literature at Carleton College and went on to earn an M.A. in cultural studies and studio art from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU and an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction from the University of Arizona. She is the author of the essay collections The Fluency of Light: Coming of Age in a Theater of Black and White and Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit. With her father, she is the author of Captioning the Archives, a conversation through image and text. She is a recipient of the 2018 CLMP Firecracker Award for Creative Nonfiction and a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship. She teaches creative writing at the University of Michigan. She can be found online at AishaSabatiniSloan.com.

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