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Rashida Shani Young

PENELOPE BASS
7 pm., Friday June 28
Independent Publishing Resource Center
1001 SE Division St., Suite 2
 
Portland-based performance poet Rashida Shani Young will release her new book of poetry, Squint, with an accompanying album. The double release explores Young’s life growing up in the black Baptist Church while trying to reconcile the spirituality of her African roots. Several local poets and musicians will join the release-party performance before Young takes her work on the road to Nigeria.

Where: Independent Publishing Resource Center
Phone: 827-0249
Address: 1001 SE Division St., Suite 2

 
 
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