May 15: Maya Williams at Bookery Manchester

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Date(s) - May 15, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Maya Williams & Open Mic at Bookery Manchester

Bookery Manchester presents a reading by poet Maya Williams followed by open mic. Hosted by NAV Arts.

WHEN: May 15, 2024 – 5pm – 7pm

WHERE: Bookery Manchester, 844 Elm St., Manchester NH

This event is free and open to all.

Maya Williams (ey/they/she) is a religious Black multiracial nonbinary suicide survivor who was selected as Portland ME’s seventh poet laureate for a July 2021 to July 2024 term. Maya received a MFA in Creative Writing with a Focus in Poetry from Randolph College in June 2022. Her debut poetry collection Judas & Suicide (Game Over Books, 2023) was selected as a finalist for the New England Book Award. They also have a second poetry collection, Refused a Second Date (Harbor Editions, 2023). Maya was selected as one of The Advocate’s Champions of Pride in 2022 and one of Maine Humanities Council’s recipients of the Constance Carlson Public Humanities Prize in 2024.  Follow her at