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24

If They Come For Us: An Afternoon with Fatimah Asghar

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room
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This event is part of the 2019 - 2020 WILL*/WGSS Speaker Series and UR Comes Out! 

Fatimah Asghar is a poet, screenwriter, educator and performer. She is the writer and co-creator of Brown Girls, an Emmy-nominated web series that highlights friendships between women of color, and she is the writer of If They Come For Us, a collection of poems that explores being a young Pakistani Muslim woman in contemporary America. If They Come For Us was named one of the top ten books of 2018 by the New York Public Library, and it was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. She also is the co-editor of Halal If You Hear Me, an anthology that celebrates Muslim writers who are also women, queer, gender nonconforming and/or trans. 

This event is free and open to the public. For questions, please contact Christy Farmer (cfarmer@richmond.edu).