August 2021

Friday, August 13, 2021; 6-7:15pm PST [ZOOM]:Liberatory Libations Series: Breeshia Wade in Conversation with Arisa White and Fundraiser for Nomadic Press. Breeshia Wade will read from her book recently published by North Atlantic Books, Grieving While Black: An Antiracist Take on Oppression and Sorrow. This will be followed by a discussion with Arisa White and an audience Q&A. Zoom link can be found here: Donations to Nomadic Press can be made here:

August 19-23, 2021: The Next Galaxy Poetry Retreat with Arisa White & Bianca Stone. Limited to 20 students. Held in-person at the Blueberry Hill Inn in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Four days of rigorous, generative workshop programming, farm-to-table food, yoga, readings, and Q&As. Each day is scheduled to include ample time to write and enjoy the secluded Blueberry Hill Inn. Scholarships are available! Register here:

Wednesday, August 25, 2021; 6-7:30 PM EST: In the Shadow of a Pine: Black Poets from Maine Respond to David Driskell: Icons of Nature and History. Featured poets Samaa Adburraqib, Myronn Hardy, Arisa White, and Maya Williams. Hosted by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, the Portland Museum of Art, and the Maine Audubon. Gilsland Farm, Maine Audubon 20 Gilsland Farm Road Falmouth, ME, 04105. For more information visit