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"An Issue of Mercy’: Exploring the Life and Writing of Phillis Wheatley Peters Through Documents and Poetry": U-M Clements Library.:

Poet, essayist, and novelist Honorée Fanonne Jeffers discusses  her award-winning 2020 book of poetry The Age of Phillis, a collection based upon fifteen years of research on the life and times of Phillis Wheatley Peters (1753-1784), a formerly enslaved person who was the first African American woman to publish a book. U-M Ross Business School Robertson Auditorium, 701 Tappan. Mask required. Livestream availible at myumi.ch/QeMVk. Free.

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