Enjoy a Free Event at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located in our neighborhood at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. To view all of the events that are scheduled, or to register for any of the in-person or virtual events, visit the Alphabet City website.
Eco-Justice for All! Reading with Camille T. Dungy
Thursday, July 29 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm
City of Asylum is excited to present Camille T. Dungy, author of Trophic Cascade and editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African Nature Poetry and History in the series Eco-Justice for All! Poetry Confronts Climate Catastrophe. Dungy has introduced new ways of thinking about nature poetry while honoring the contribution of African American poets in this genre. Poet Laureate of Allegheny County Celeste Gainey will join Camille T. Dungy in conversation about her work and approach to writing with environmental justice in mind. This is a virtual-only event live-streamed on City of Asylum @ Home.