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Saturday, April 21 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Sunshine & Rainbows: Imagining a More Beautiful World through Poetry

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Three emerging talented writers offer a unique perspective on the power of the written word to change the status quo and bring forward camaraderie in the grace of endurance.


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Carrieann Cahall

Carrieann Cahall received her BA in English and Film from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she is currently pursuing her MFA in fiction. She is a reader for the Black Mountain Institute’s Witness literary magazine, and serves on boards for both UNLV’s Neon Lit and Emerging... Read More →
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Frank Johnson

An emerging poet from Las Vegas, Frank Johnson braids his hip-hop cultural roots into the landscape of his poetry, which explores the impossibility of defining oneself or one’s location in a place of transience. He seeks to shed light where few look, or look long enough, to uncover... Read More →
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Nicholas Russell

Nicholas Russell is a Las Vegas native, currently at UNLV. His work has appeared in the Desert Companion, as well as the Nevada Humanities' Las Vegas Writes Project Back To Where You Once Belonged, covering topics from police racial profiling to the effects of place on communities... Read More →


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