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The Blood-Jet Writing Hour with guest Shailja Patel

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Join Rachelle as she talks with Shailja Patel, author of MIGRITUDE on Tuesday, September 13th at 11 am PST / 2 pm EST.

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Shailja Patel is an internationally acclaimed Kenyan poet, playwright, theatre artist and activist. Her US publishing debut, MIGRITUDE, was an Amazon poetry bestseller, and a Seattle Times Bestseller. Trained as a political economist, accountant and yoga teacher, she honed her poetic skills in performances that have received standing ovations on three continents. She has appeared on the BBC World Service, Al Jazeera, and NPR, and her work has been translated into 13 languages. CNN calls her "the face of globalization as a phenomenon of migration and exchange."  

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