Reimagine Summer Events

Let Me IntervYOU! Episode #7

Let Me IntervYOU!  Episode #7

Friday, July 15

5:00pm-6:00pm PDT

This is a digital event. You should receive information in your ticket or from the host about how to join online.

Free
Poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller will share insights on writing re: death/loss/grief. From his 2021 poem: "Words" What we know is that we know no words for when the heart breaks....

In 2021, Reimagine highlighted Action Steps in the grief journey. Our monthly gathering provides a space to share stories about taking action after loss and in grief.

Our Honored Guest for July is renowned poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller. He is the author of two memoirs and several poetry collections. Born in the Bronx, he received his B.A. from Howard University. He served as director of Howard’s African-American Resource Center for 40+ years. In 1979, the Mayor of Washington, D.C., proclaimed September 28 as E. Ethelbert Miller Day, and in April 2015, Mr. Miller was inducted into the D.C. Hall of Fame. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Literature from Emory & Henry College in 1996. In 2018, he was appointed as an ambassador for the Authors Guild.

Mr. Miller is host of the weekly WPFW morning radio show On the Margin with E. Ethelbert Miller and host and producer of The Scholars on UDC-TV. Viewing baseball as a metaphor for life, he has completed his trilogy of books of poems about the game, How I Found Love Behind the Catcher’s Mask.

A video of "Words": Words • E. Ethelbert Miller • Richard J. Clark • Jaime Korkos, mezzo-soprano - YouTube

Host: Lily Liu, Family Caregiver

Guest: E. Ethelbert Miller, Poet and Literary Activist

Type:

Talk, Panel, & Conversation Performance Storytelling Writing & Literature Community Gathering

Track:

Arts & Entertainment Grief Older Adults