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WINTER 2011
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY THROUGH LITERATURE:
From the Harlem Renaissance to Today

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FALL 2010
EKPHRASIS:
A Conversation Between Poets and Artists

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SUMMER 2010
THE LAVENDER ISSUE:
Shedding Light On
LGBT Literature

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SPRING 2010
MULTICULTURALISM:
In Search of a
New Perspective

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COLLECTIBLE
INDIAN SUMMER:

Featuring the Works
of Native American
Writers


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COLLECTIBLE
We're All In
This Together

phati'tude Literary Magazine is available
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The First Annual phati’tude African American Literary Festival is a program of the Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS) and is co-sponsored by Queens Library’s Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, with grants received from the New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council Discretionary Grant from Councilmember Julissa Ferreras, Queens Library, Library Action Committee of Corona-East Elmhurst, Inc. and private donations and contributions.

The Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS) is sincerely grateful for its sponsors: National Writers Union (NWA), HarperCollins Publishers, Scholastic, Inc., Duke University Press, Pepsi Bottling Company of New York and Frito-Lay, with funding made possible, in part, by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and private donations and contributions.

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WORKSHOPS || POETRY READINGS || PANEL DISCUSSION

The celebration of African American literature is not just for Black folks, it’s for everyone who loves literature, so please come! All are welcome!

at the
Queens Library's Langston Hughes
Community Library & Cultural Center
Home of the Black Heritage Reference Center of Queens County
100-01 Northern Blvd.
Corona, NY 11368
728-651-1100

on
Saturday, February 26, 2011

Join Us For The
Unveiling of phati'tude's African American Issue

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY THROUGH LITERATURE:
From the Harlem Renaissance to Today

FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST
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Tara Betts
Poet, Writer, Teacher, Activist

REGISTER FOR FREE WORKSHOPS 10:00AM-11:30PM
(pre-registration required for all workshops at
http://phatitudeliteraryfestival.eventbrite.com)

Louis Reyes Rivera
The Key to Good Writing

Sharon Dennis Wyeth
Writing for Young Readers is "Something Beautiful"

Ron Kavanaugh
Community Publishing

FESTIVAL PROGRAM: 12:00PM-4:00PM

PANEL DISCUSSION ON AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
moderated by Gabrielle David, phati'tude Editor-in-Chief

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Louis Reyes Rivera, Gabrielle David, Reginald Harris, Sharon Dennis Wyeth, Ron Kavanaugh

THE PREMIERE OF
DUST
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a film produced & directed by Shane Book
based on his poetry collection
Ceiling of Sticks (Univ. of Nebraska Press)
winner of the 2009 Prairie Schooner Book Press

PRESENTATIONS BY
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conducted by Dr. Jennifer Bacon

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PERFORMANCE BY
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phati'tude is Coming to the
Bowery Poetry Club

April 2011

Stay-tuned for more information
as we plan our series debut at the club!


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The Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS) was founded in 2000 to promote multicultural literature and literacy. The IAAS encourages people of all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds to adopt reading, writing and the arts - in all of its forms - as part of their lifelong process.

phati'tude Literary Magazine, established in 1997, is a internationally-acclaimed magazine published by the Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS), a NY-based non-profit organization that promotes multicultural literature and literacy. A themed, quarterly publication, phati'tude Literary Magazine is an 8" x 10" perfect-bound book that ranges from 130-160 pages. It is a collection of the best poetry, prose, short stories, articles and interviews along with literary criticism, book reviews and biographical profiles by established and emerging poets, writers and artists with a focus on writers of Native American, African, Hispanic/Latino and Asian descent.

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