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Aneb Kgositsile Poetry Collection celebration


September 29, 2017

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit

University of Detroit Mercy Press and Broadside Lotus Press will host a celebration for Aneb Kgositsile’s new poetry collection Medicine: New and Selected Poems on Friday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. This special event takes place at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in downtown Detroit.

Medicine: New and Selected Poems is the fourth poetry collection by Dr. Gloria House, also known by her African pen name, Aneb Kgositsile. She is a Detroit poet, human rights activist and educator, and will perform her poems with a circle of Detroit’s notable jazz artists, Marion Hayden, Djallo Djakate, Jaribu Shahid, Philip Whitfield, Ras Kente and Cecilia Sharpe. A book and CD signing will follow the presentation. Admission is free and open to the public.

Medicine is a third joint publication by the University of Detroit Mercy Press and Broadside Lotus Press.  Previous collaborations include A Different Image: The Legacy of Broadside Press, which won the Library of Michigan Notable Book Award in 2005, and Solitude of Five Black Moons, by Aurora Harris, which won the PEN-Oakland Josephine Miles Excellence in Multicultural Literature Award in 2012.

For more information, please contact Rosemary Weatherston, director of University of Detroit Mercy Press, at 313-993-1083 or via email

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Contact: Rosemary Weatherston, director, Women's & Gender Studies Program
Phone: 313-993-1083
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