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A Reading of "Their Names Are Mine" by poet Rajnii Eddins

October 3, 2019

5:30 PM

2 images side-by-side. The left image is a blurred photo of a waterfall by Catherine Opie. The 2nd is a closeup of a woman with long dark blonde hair smiling and looking directly at the camera with greenery in the background.

HDAC welcomes Rajnii Eddins, for an inspiring reading of his book of poetry, "Their Names Are Mine," followed by discussion, book signing and fellowship.

Hailing from Seattle Washington, Rajnii Eddins has been performing poetry and engaging diverse audiences for more than 20 years. First, as the youngest member of the African American Writers Alliance at 11 years old, then, as a polished youth performer at the Seattle Center, in bookshops, cafes, festivals, colleges and galleries. Rajnii is adept in engaging authentic youth voice from elementary to high school by utilizing creative expression and call and response to inspire young people to create their own pieces as well further their love for wordplay and literacy. 

Read more about Rajnii Eddins here: "Vermont Public Radio Introduces Us to Burlington Poet Rajnii Eddins" from the Poetry Foundation "Book Review: 'Their Names Are Mine,' by Rajnii Eddins" in SevenDays

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