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Milk + Filth: Session Inspired by Carmen Gimenez Smith

  • WE Labs 235 East Broadway, 8th Floor Long Beach, CA, 90802 United States (map)

"Adding to the Latina tradition, Carmen Gimenez Smith, politically aware and feminist-oriented, focuses on general cultural references rather than a sentimental personal narrative. She speaks of sexual politics and family in a fierce, determined tone voracious in its opinions about freedom and responsibility." - Google Books

This week we will be exploring Milk + Filth by Carmen Gimenez Smith. We will read and discuss selected poems from the book before attempting generative writing exercises based on the text. 

You don't have to read Milk + Filth in advance, but it is highly recommended and we'd love to hear your thoughts. 

Please bring writing materials and a $3 donation. 

Everyone is welcome!