Benes Room | Ham-Wil

Join us for a reading from 2021 Montgomery County Youth Poet Laureate Sasa Aakil! She has been featured in the Bethesda Magazine for her work as Youth Poet Laureate. She has also been featured in the Washington Post, as well as on WTOP for her work on the A Man Was Lynched Yesterday Project in 2020. She has won numerous awards in writing and was published in I Am the Night Sky and Other Reflections by Muslim American Youth in 2019. She has performed on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage and her work is included in the 2018 Scholastic Best Teen Writing Anthology. This event will consist of a reading followed by a brief Q&A. See you there!

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