Sarah Mkhonza is a visiting scholar at Cornell and writer-in-residence with the CRESP-sponsored Ithaca City of Asylum. Her poems and stories tell of violence against women and other injustices in her native country, Swaziland, the southeast African nation that is one of the world's last remaining absolute monarchies.

The event is part of the Creative Writing Program's spring 2008 Reading Series, which features established and emerging artists.

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