Baraka Blue is a poet, musician, author, and teacher from Seattle, Washington. Baraka Blue has conducted creative writing workshops for K-12 schools, universities, cultural and religious centers, and various organizations worldwide. He is the host of the award-winning podcast Path & Present, which features conversations on spirituality in the modern world.
He lives in Seattle where he is the director of Wasat, an organization that builds community through spirituality, arts and culture, and service. His published works include Reedbed Diaspora, Empty and the Ocean, and The Art of Remembrance.
In this special author session, Baraka will be reading poems from The Art of Remembrance and will be speaking about the art of poetry in Islamic culture and tradition.
Also on this night, Singapore poet Ameera Aslam will be launching and reading from her sophomore collection of poems, These Ramadan Lights.
Purchase Baraka's Book: Click here
Date: 6 June 2023, Tuesday
Time: 8.30pm Singapore
Venue: Reading Loft (Level 2, stairs only) Wardah Books, 58 Bussorah Street S(199474)
No registration required