Felon: An American Washi Tale at Prince George’s Community College, Oct 5

Felon: An American Washi Tale at Prince George’s Community College, Oct 5

Prince George’s Community College presents:
Felon: An American Washi Tale

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 3pm

Location: Prince George’s Community College, In Person.

Center for Performing Arts, 301 Largo Road Largo, MD 20774

A solo performance that begins with the pages of a book being slid into a cell, traverses stoves made of toilet paper, kites from a father, handwritten affidavits, legal complaints, handmade paper, certificates of pardon, an a 1,000 squares fashioned from the clothing of men serving life sentences.

Join us in welcoming back to PGCC distinguished alumni Reginald Dwayne Betts. Dwayne is the founder and director of the Freedom Reads, a first-of-its-kind organization that empowers people through literature to confront what prison does to the spirit. A poet and lawyer, he is the author of four books. A 2021 MacArthur Fellow, his latest collection of poetry, Felon, was awarded the American Book Award and an NAACP Image Award.

This is event is free but you must RSVP to attend. Use the link below to RSVP for the event.

Book signing will take place promptly after the performance. Books are currently for sale in the College Bookstore. Only registered guests can attend.

Tickets: free, registration required. here.