Orlando Ferrand Poet at Lehman College City and Humanities Program

Orlando Ferrand

Orlando Ferrand is a Cuban-American award-winning poet and multi-disciplinary artist. His first collection of poetry, Citywalker,won the Gold Medal in the Readers’ Favorite Book Review and Award Contest in 2011. He also won the Linden Lane Press Poetry Prize in 2011 for his book La Otra Isla, (Spanish Edition). His memoir Apologia: Cuban Childhood in My Backpack, received a 5-stars rating by Readers’ Favorite in 2012, and was selected by the City University of New York as the Book-of-the-Semester in the spring of 2012. He will be sharing his poetry and discussing his creative process with students at Lehman on 24 September.

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Author Sin/Gin

SIN/GIN is preoccupied with stories about relationships between power, gender and sexuality. Together, we wonder about the collective as well as individual muscles that must flex in order that we, as individuals and as groups, can assert our right to sexual pleasure, sexual autonomy, sexual health and sexual reproductive health.

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