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AULA Creates Poetry and Story

Antioch University Los Angeles and inspiration2publication was proud to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Leimert Park Village Book Fair.

AULA hosted a “Bookend” event the Sunday before the Fair offering refreshments, Poetry & Story for the community-at-large followed by a writing craft workshop with NAACP Image Award Winning Author, Toni Ann Johnson and a Graduate of the AULA MFA program.

The anticipation for Ms. Johnson’s reading was beautifully upsurged by current MFA student: Raquelle Mayoral who shared original poetry and current BA student: Linda McShan reading selected works of Lucille Clifton.

The nearly 50 people in attendance were inspired, awed, and encouraged by Shared-Story.

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Since our founding 1852, Antioch University has remained on the forefront of social justice, inclusion, and equality – regardless of ethnicity, gender, creed, orientation, focus of study, or ability.

Antiochians actively reflect these shared values to inspire positive change in the world. Common Thread is where we document the stories that showcase our communities actions, so the change we work for can be shared widely.  

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