Nikki Giovanni discussing & signing A Good Cry at Joseph-Beth
Join us as Joseph-Beth & WordPlay Cincy bring Nikki Giovanni back to Cincinnati!
Guests who purchased books for the original event on November 16 with Nikki Giovanni do not need to purchase anything else. Tickets and books will be at the information desk at the Rookwood location of Joseph-Beth under the names used to place the order. Tickets and books can be picked up the day of the event. Those who already picked up their books can still pick up their tickets at the information desk on Saturday, January 27.
A portion of all sales will be donated to WordPlay Cincy to continue their incredible creative literacy programming for the youth of Cincinnati. You can see more at www.wordplaycincy.org.
One of America's most celebrated poets looks inward in this powerful collection, a rumination on her life and the people who have shaped her.
The poetry of Nikki Giovanni has spurred movements, turned hearts and informed generations. She's been hailed as a firebrand, a radical, a healer, and a sage; a wise and courageous voice who has spoken out on the sensitive issues, including race and gender, that touch our national consciousness.
As energetic and relevant as ever, Nikki now offers us an intimate, affecting, and illuminating look at her personal history and the mysteries of her own heart. In A Good Cry, she takes us into her confidence, describing the joy and peril of aging and recalling the violence that permeated her parents' marriage and her early life. She pays homage to the people who have given her life meaning and joy: her grandparents, who took her in and saved her life; the poets and thinkers who have influenced her; and the students who have surrounded her. Nikki also celebrates her good friend, Maya Angelou, and the many years of friendship, poetry, and kitchen-table laughter they shared before Angelou's death in 2014.
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Cincinnati, OH 45208
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