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Saturday, June 16 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Detroit Lit presents The SALON: HOME

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Join Detroit Lit for The Salon: HOME, featuring three writers: Hajjar Baban, Tommye Blount, and Willie Williams. Come to listen to three Detroit writers share their take on this theme in one of the most vibrant bookstores in Detroit, The source Booksellers.

Source Booksellers
4240 Cass Ave, Ste 105
Detroit, Michigan 48201


Hajjar Baban

Hajjar Baban is a Pakistan-born Afghan Kurdish poet. She’s a current First Wave Scholar at the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she studies Creative Writing, Arabic, and Persian. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Foundry, The Offing, New Delta Review, The... Read More →

Tommye Blount

Born and raised in Detroit, Tommye Blount now calls Novi home. He is an alumnus of Warren Wilson College's MFA Program for Writers. July will mark the end of his tenure as a 2017 Kresge Arts Fellow in Literature. In 2016, his chapbook of poems What Are We Not For was released by Bull... Read More →

Willie Williams

Willie Williams was born Black by the Detroit River in the year Willie Mays grew into a giant. As a child of the 60s, he will never lose his idealism or voice in the struggle for freedom with his words as weapons.

Saturday June 16, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm