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Poet Shirlette Ammons Visits Lehigh

Shirlette Ammons is a poet musician whose voice was heard by Lehigh on Thursday October 9, in the Zoellner Arts Center.  She is a woman from North Carolina who “does it all,” from vocals and writing to films and free-lance.  At her performance, she read her poetry, performed work from her album, “Black Renaissance,” and answered questions from the audience.  The theme/focus of this evening was her language barrier because she “can write, but can’t sing.”Ammons began with poetry, which had many different inspirations and messages behind the work.  Her first piece, “Love as an Act of Resistan

Call for Submissions!

Hey everyone! Have you been interested in getting your creative work published? Do you want to share your work with the Lehigh community? Do you want to be a part of Lehigh's history? Then submit your best work to the new Fall literary magazine, Amaranth: Spotlight! We are looking for student works in writing, art, and graphic art (sketches, paintings, photography, etc.). Amaranth is a literary magazine run by Lehigh students that promotes creativity.

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