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Poetry Reading by Jess Rizkallah

September 24, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Every September the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at NC State (in collaboration with Arts NC State) hosts a Lebanese or Lebanese American artist for a week long series of events and workshops. This year, our artist in residence is Lebanese American poet Jess Rizkallah, who has recently won the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize for her book the magic my body becomes. This event will be Ms. Rizkallah’s public presentation of her work. Parking available on Hillsborough Street and on campus for free after 5 pm. Please RSVP by Friday, September 20. For more information please contact Ms. Kristen Porter:


Sponsored by the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies and Arts NC State.


  1. H. Hill Library
    NC State University



September 24, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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