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Cristin to Give Mutter Talks at University of Kansas School of Medicine (Oct 24 – 25)

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Cristin is thrilled to making her Kansas debut this October. On October 24th, she’ll be the keynote speaker at the 50th Anniversary Dinner of the Jager Club, a club formed to honor Dr. Thor Jager’s legacy and “to provide a focus for discussions focused on medical history.” The event is open to all Wichita doctors; for more information, click here. The next day, on Oct 25th, Cristin will be giving a talk on the life & times of Dr Thomas Dent Mutter to the student body of the University of Wichita School of Medicine. The details are still being finalized, so please click here for the latest updates.

Cristin to Serenbe for an Incredible Evening of Poetry (Oct 17)

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Cristin is thrilled to be returning to Serenbe for what promises to be an incredible evening of poetry! From the Serenbe website: “We are bringing to Georgia eight of the nation’s top artists who are using speaking as performance. On October 17th, following free daytime performances at South Fulton Libraries, join us for an evening ticketed performance at Cherry Hollow Farm in Chattahoochee Hills, GA. The standing-room-only show will feature a full showcase of all eight performers in the performance hall at the stunning South Fulton venue, Cherry Hollow Farm. Tickets are extremely limited for and will go fast for this special night. Come early to take a peek at the farm. Cash bar will be available. FEATURED ARTISTS: Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz / Bright Son / Derrick Brown / Ray Christian / Shira Erlichman / Eve Ewing / Anis Mojgani / Dame Wilburn /// TICKETS ARE $25 GENERAL ADMISSION | $20 STUDENTS/SENIORS / GET YOUR TICKETS HERE!/ DOORS AT 7:15PM” For more information, please visit the Serenbe website by clicking here.

Cristin to Perform in LA on July 20th

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Cristin is thrilled to be joining old friends Buddy Wakefield and Derrick Brown, along with emerging poets Yesika Salgado and Edwin Bodney in an evening of poetry & performance at LA’s Art Share performance space (801 East 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013). The show starts 7pm and the door is just $5. Buying tickets in advance is strongly recommended! For more information, and to snag tickets, please click here.

Cristin joins 200 Poets in THE HARVARD REVIEW’s ‘Renga for Obama’

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Cristin is honored to have been invited by Major Jackson, editor of The Harvard Review to add a verse to their long form, multi-poet “Renga for Obama.” Cristin was thrilled to be paired with the legendary Patricia Smith, and their collaborative verse was added to the poem on March 11th. To see Cristin’s verse, as well as the full poem, click here.