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Thursday, April 5

Louder Than A Bomb Poetry Slam Competition

Preliminary Bouts

Date: Time: 5:30 pm–9:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Bouts begin at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm.

Poetry Reading and Book Signing: Solmaz Sharif

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–9:00 pm Location: Great Plains Art Museum
Born in Istanbul to Iranian parents, Sharif holds degrees from U.C. Berkeley, where she studied and taught with June Jordan’s “Poetry for the People,” and New York University. Her work has appeared in The New Republic, Poetry, The Kenyon Review …