Posted October 30, 2019.

Book Launch: What She Was Wearing – Shawn Aveningo Sanders

When:
January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
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Where:
Annie Bloom's Books
7834 SW Capitol Hwy Portland
OR 97219
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Poetry Box
530.409.0721

Annie Bloom’s welcomes Portland poet Shawn Aveningo Sanders to read from What She Was Wearing.

How long can you keep a dark secret before you become completely unraveled? In What She Was Wearing, Sanders uses poetry, prose, and letters to tell her #MeToo story—one that has taken over 30 years to reveal.
Inspired by the countless number of women who are bravely opening up to share their truth, she adds her voice to the fight against the oppressive, misogynic times we live in. It’s time to stop blaming the victim and to stop asking what she was wearing! For Shawn, writing through the pain and sharing these poems has proven to be cathartic and even epiphanic at times. It is her hope this work can help women of all ages face and cope with their own traumas, while letting them know they can indeed heal and go on to enjoy loving, trusting relationships.

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