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August 2022

Jennifer Litt Poetry Reading

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Charter Books, 8 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Educator and Tiverton native Jennifer Litt presents her poetry collection Strictly From Hunger, a powerful debut featuring a voice that is at once playful and fearless. Reading followed by Q&A and signing. Strictly From Hunger by Jennifer Litt is a powerful debut collection by a poet who has spent decades mastering a diverse set of literary skills, including writing fiction, poetry, teaching and consulting. What Others Say About Strictly From Hunger There are many ways to arrive at that ineffable…

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Christian McBurney Dark Voyage

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Charter Books, 8 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Historian and founder of Small State Big History presents Dark Voyage: An American Privateer’s War on Britain’s African Slave Trade. Telling the little-known story of a Rhode Island-based privateer that attacked British slave forts on the African coast, McBurney’s book sheds light on a neglected but significant story of the American Revolution. At the start of the American War of Independence, Great Britain dominated overseas commerce and was the leading slave-trading nation in the world. In 1776, American privateers--privately owned…

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