Feb 28 2019

Speaking Anarcha’s Name Featuring Poet Dominique Christina

February 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Gallery 400 400 S. Peoria St.


Chicago, IL 60607



Join us for a night of poetry featuring Dominique Christina. In her latest collection, Anarcha Speaks, the National Poetry Series winner tells the reimagined story of Anarcha, an enslaved Black woman who was subjected to medical experiments by Dr. Marion Sims, the “father of modern gynecology.” Featuring performances by special guests and a post-show discussion.

About the Author

Dominique Christina is an author of four books, licensed educator, two-time Women of the World Slam Champion, 2011 National Poetry Slam Champion, and 2013 National Underground Poetry Individual Slam Champion. Her work appears in numerous literary journals and anthologies. She is an actor and writer for the HBO series High Maintenance.

Date posted

Jul 26, 2019

Date updated

Jul 26, 2019