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Arts and Performance

Poetry Reading and Discussion with torrin a. greathouse

March 25, 2021 at 7:00pm8:00pm EDT

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The Office of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach (OIPO) at the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University andWordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and Literature invite you to join us in welcoming critically acclaimed poet, torrin a. greathouse.

This event was made possible with generous support from our co-sponsors at Syracuse University: LGBT Studies, Disability Studies, the LGBT Resource Center, the MFA Program in Creative Writing, the Department of English, the Offce of Diversity and Inclusion, and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Registration is required

There will be an opportunity for discussion with and questions from participants.

Content Warning: Some of the poems include explicit or graphic imagery.

This event is free and open to the public. American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, live captioning, and image descriptions will be provided. Requests for other accommodations can be made (by 3/18/2021) by completing the accommodations request field in theZoom registration form.

about torrin a. guesthouse

torrin a. greathouse is a transgender, cripple-punk, MFA candidate at the University of Minnesota and recipient of a prestigious National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) fellowship. Their debut collection, Wound from the Mouth of a Wound, winner of the Ballard Spahr Prize for Poetry, was published in 2020 by Milkweed Editions. Visit for more information.

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With thanks to our partners at the Syracuse University Bookstore, Wound from the Mouth of a Wound is available to event participants at a discount

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This event was published on March 10, 2021.

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