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Poetry for Peace: Naomi Shihab Nye and Chana Bloch

Presented by Rothko Chapel at Rothko Chapel, Houston TX

May 13 2014
Poetry for Peace: Naomi Shihab Nye and Chana Bloch

Rothko Chapel presents Poetry for Peace.  Featuring Naomi Shihab Nye (pictured) and Chana Bloch.

To commemorate Israeli Independence Day and Palestinian Nakba Day, Palestinian-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye and Jewish-American poet Chana Bloch read from their poetry and translations.

Both poets draw upon their heritage in their work, yet see peace as essential.

Naomi Shihab Nye is the author of numerous books of poems, including You and Yours, 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East, Fuel, and Red Suitcase. She has been a Lannan Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow, and a Witter Bynner

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Additional time info:

7pm. Doors open at 6:30PM for guests who RSVP. All seats open at 6:45PM. A book signing and reception follows the program.

We kindly ask that you do not operate cell phones, laptops, cameras and other electronic devices inside the Chapel. Please no photography of any kind inside the Chapel. Food and beverages are not permitted inside of the Chapel. Items such as backpacks, luggage, and umbrellas must be left in the Chapel foyer.

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