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Akilah Oliver
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Reader(s): Oliver, Akilah
Reading Date:Jan 21, 2010
Series: Spring Reading Series
Next Word in Poetry
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center
In her Next Word reading with Brandon Shimoda and Philip Jenks, Akilah Oliver reads from The Putterer's Notebook and A Toast in the House of Friends. Her reading includes a standout performance of the long poem "An Arriving Guard of Angels, Thusly Coming to Greet," an elegy for her son Oluchi McDonald.
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