WriterHouse presents poet’s journey

Calendar 2013On April 26, at 7 p.m., WriterHouse presents “Speaking the Silences: One Poet’s Journey from Fragmentation.”

Tennessee poet and teacher Lisa Dordal will will read from and discuss her chapbook, “Commemoration” (Finishing Line Press, 2012), which explores issues of psychological confinement arising from damaging and restrictive societal expectations for women, focusing on the specific experience of a closeted lesbian trying to fit her life into the prescribed script of heterosexuality and on the deep points of interconnection between the speaker’s life and that of her mother.

Free and open to the public.

WriterHouse is located at 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville (behind the Preston Avenue Bodo’s). Online at www.writerhouse.org.

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