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Ms Tallie is currently a lecturer at York
College, Queens NY. As part of her visit
to our campus, she will conduct a
creative writing workshop for faculty,
staff and students and present her work
during a public reading.
Ms Tallie has taught writing and
performed her poetry in North America,
Europe, and Southern Africa.
Her writing deals with silence, sexism and
racism and has been published in
numerous literary journals and
anthologies including Crab Orchard
Review, BOMB, Paris/Atlantic, Go, Tell
Michelle (SUNY), Listen Up! (One World
Ballantine) and Revenge and
Forgiveness (Henry Holt).
Ms Tallie’s writing deals with silence,
sexism and racism.
She has appeared on Dutch television
and her work has been the subject of a
short film “I Leave My Colors
Everywhere.” Her first collection of
poetry, Karma’s Footsteps, was released
by Flipped Eye Publishing in September
of 2011.
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
Writer | Educator | Performer
February 18, 2013
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop Univ. Library, TLPDC, 153
Seating is limited so register today!
Sponsored by:
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Public Reading and Q&A | Escondido Theatre
(Student Union Bldg. Lower Level)
Texas Tech University
TTU/TTUHSC Black Faculty & Staff
Black Graduate Student Association
Department of Sociology,
Anthropology and Social Work
Women’s Studies Program