tai freedom ford, Keelay Gipson, & Theodore Kerr will read at Wendy’s Subway Reading Room at BAM Fisher on Nov 22nd at 7 pm.

Plus new chaplets from each reader available at this event!

Curated by Diana Cage, Saretta Morgan, and William Johnson.

Keelay Gipson is a multi-disciplinary artist including work as an actor, filmmaker, director and award-winning playwright. His play The Lost won 4 awards as part of the 2014 Planet Connections Theater Festivity. He was chosen as one of six playwrights featured as part of Harlem9’s Obie Award Winning 48 Hours in Harlem at The National Black Theatre.

Canadian born Theodore (ted) Kerr is a Brooklyn based writer and organizer whose work focuses on HIV/AIDS and community. He was the programs manager at Visual AIDS. He received his MA from Union Theological Seminary where he researched Christian Ethics and HIV. He is a founding member of the What Would An HIV Doula Do? collective. His writing has appeared in POZThe AdvocateWSQLambda LiteraryDrainIndieWire, and Cineaste.

t’ai freedom ford is a New York City high school English teacher and Cave Canem Fellow. She received her MFA in Fiction from Brooklyn College. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Black IvyThe Brooklyn ReviewBronx Biannual and Kweli. Winner of the 2015 To the Lighthouse Poetry Prize, her first poetry collection, how to get over is forthcoming Spring 2017 from Red Hen Press. t’ai lives and loves in Brooklyn, but hangs out digitally at: shesaidword.com.

The event will take place at:

BAM Fisher
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, New York 11217
Tuesday, November 22
7 PM – 9 PM

The reading is free and open to the public


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