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Belonging: Reflections on Identity, Exile, and Home: A Conversation with Richard Blanco in honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month (free online event)
June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
In honor of LGBT Pride Month, poet Richard Blanco, the youngest, first Latino, first immigrant and first openly gay person to serve as inaugural poet, will take part in an online conversation with Karen Stolley, Emory University Spanish/Portuguese professor. ABC News national correspondent Gio Benitez will join the webinar to offer his reflections on the themes of Richard’s work. Benitez, like Blanco, is Cuban American, a native of Miami, and openly gay.
Blanco writes movingly about immigrants, identity, and love. The Zoom event is presented by Florida International University, Emory University, and the AJC Decatur Book Festival. Please register at the website link provided, where we provide more details and the full list of sponsors.