Thursday, September 13
10:00 am–11:00 am
Emy Frentz Gallery | 523 S 2nd St., Mankato
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
First Congregational UCC | 150 Stadium Ct., Mankato
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Room 245, Centennial Student Union
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Real-time captioning provided.
Books will be available for purchase.
Ladan Osman is a Somali born artist whose work is a lyric and exegetic response to problems of race, gender, displacement, and colonialism. She is the author of The Kitchen-Dweller’s Testimony (2015), winner of a Sillerman First Book Prize. Her next collection Exiles of Eden, a work of poetry, photos, and experimental text, is forthcoming with Coffee House Press in 2019. Her work has appeared in Columbia Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Roar, Rumpus, among others. Osman’s writing has been translated into over 10 languages. She currently lives in Brooklyn.