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Poster for Watermelon Linguistics with Alexis Krasilovsky and Vanessa Smith

Watermelon Linguistics with Alexis Krasilovsky and Vanessa Smith

Dates with showtimes for Watermelon Linguistics with Alexis Krasilovsky and Vanessa Smith
  • Tue, Mar 12

Run Time: 90 min.

Alexis Krasilovsky is the author of Watermelon Linguistics: New and Selected Poems (Cyberwit), a 2022 International Book Awards finalist. Previous books include Great Adaptations: Screenwriting and Global Storytelling (Routledge), 2nd place winner, 2019 International Writers Awards and Women Behind the Camera (ABC-CLIO). She is a documentary filmmaker and videopoet, as well as Professor Emerita of Screenwriting at California State University Northridge. Alexis grew up in Chappaqua, New York, and now lives in Los Angeles.

Vanessa Hedwig Smith will interview Krasilovsky and moderate a Q&A. Smith and Krasilovsky worked together on Women Behind the Camera. Smith is a painter, filmmaker, and writer who has lived and worked in India, Nepal, England, and the US. Most of her work revolves around the environment, mental health, medicine, beauty, and art. Her first chapbook of poetry, Room Tone, was published by Finishing Line Press in February 2024.

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