BOA Editions Dine & Rhyme with Naomi Shihab Nye Timelines: 1a: Upcoming Events

Dine & Rhyme 2019-min
Rochester Academy of Medicine
1441 East Ave
Rochester, NY
Date: Friday, October 4, 2019
Time: 6PM–9PM (doors open at 5:30)

Internationally beloved, award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye will be the guest of honor at BOA Edition’s annual Dine & Rhyme fundraiser gala on October 4.

Recently named as the new Young People’s Poet Laureate by Poetry Foundation, Naomi Shihab Nye will read from and discuss her latest poetry collection, The Tiny Journalist, which was inspired by the story of Janna Jihad Ayyad, the “Youngest Journalist in Palestine.”

The reading will be followed by an audience Q&A and a reception with a silent auction. Tickets include a Middle Eastern-inspired meal provided by Julia K. Caters. Copies of The Tiny Journalist will be available for sale and signing during the reception.

All ticket sales and proceeds will support BOA’s mission to bring exceptional and essential works of contemporary literature to the public.

Tickets are $75 in advance, available at | $85 at the door