THEY TOLD YOU ABORTION WAS UGLY: POETRY ABOUT REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE
Show Description: Across the nation there are attacks on reproductive healthcare. Join Lynne Schmidt and her poetry that intersects abortion care, the right to choose, and how sometimes access to safe and legal abortion is life saving.
Artist Description: Lynne Schmidt hails from Michigan, the anti choice capital of the nation. Their work explores themes of trauma, healing, and activism. Her poetry chapbooks have been a semi finalist for the 2022 Button Chapbook Contest, and won the 2021 The Poetry Question Chapbook Award, with their collection, SexyTime, and the 2020 New Women’s Voices Contest, with Dead Dog Poems.
Schedule: THEY TOLD YOU ABORTION WAS UGLY: POETRY ABOUT REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE is part of PF22 Event #6 and will be presented with two other short PF22 shows – WHAT IS TO BE DONE? BY NIKOLAI CHERNYSHEVSKY and YOU’VE ALWAYS LOVED THE SUN – on the following schedule:
Wednesday, June 15 @ 9:00PM – at PortFiber
Friday, June 17 @ 7:00PM – at Goodfire
Saturday, June 18 @ 6:30PM – at Maine Studio Works