September 30 at 5 p.m. in the AAHC auditorium we welcome Irène P. Mathieu for selected readings from her new book of poetry followed by a signing. Irène (she/her) is an academic pediatrician, writer, and public health researcher. She is author of milk tongue (Deep Vellum Press, 2023), Grand Marronage (Switchback Books, 2019), which won Editor’s Choice for the Gatewood Prize and runner-up for the Cave Canem/Northwestern Prize; orogeny (Trembling Pillow Press, 2017), which won the Bob Kaufman Book Prize; and the galaxy of origins (dancing girl press & studio, 2014). Irène is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Assistant Co-Director of Programs in Health Humanities at the University of Virginia. For more information please visit irenemathieu.com.