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Robin Kirk

Kirk is the author of The Bond, the first in a fantasy series by Blue Crow Publishing. Her short story, “Love is a Wild Creature,” is featured in Wicked South: Secrets and Lies: Stories for Young Adults, also by Blue Crow. Her zombie short story, “The Quiet Company,” is  published in Kayelle Press’s Beyond the Nightlight. She is an award-winning poet.

Kirk is a human rights advocate and serves as Faculty Co-Chair of the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute and is a founding member of the Pauli Murray Project, an initiative of the center that seeks to use the legacy of this Durham daughter to examine the region’s past of slavery, segregation and continuing economic inequality. As a senior researcher, Kirk authored, co-authored and edited over twelve reports for Human Rights Watch, all available on-line.

Click here to view Robin Kirk's video reading of Chapter One of The Bond.

Upcoming Events....

May Events at The Regulator


PRESCHOOL STORY TIME with Amy Godfrey!
May 1, 10:15 a.m. -- 10:45 a.m.


POETRY SERIES: NICKOLE BROWN and JESSICA JACOBS
Thursday, May 2, 7:00 p.m.


ZENO ALEXANDER (Book Launch), "The Library of Ever"  
Saturday, May 4, 4:00 p.m.


PRESCHOOL STORY TIME with Amy Godfrey
Wednesday, May 8, 10:15 a.m. -- 10:45 a.m.


APS CAT ADOPTION EVENT
Sunday, May 12, 1:30pm - 3:00pm


PRESCHOOL STORY TIME with Amy Godfrey
Wednesday, March 15, 10:15 a.m. -- 10:45 a.m.


NORMAN FISCHER: The Spiritual Power of the Imagination
Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.


SCOTT HULER, "A Delicious Country: Rediscovering the Carolinas along the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition," in conversation with DANIEL D. RICHTER
Tuesday, May 21, 7:00pm


PRESCHOOL STORY TIME with Amy Godfrey
Wednesday, May 22, 10:15 a.m. -- 10:45 a.m.


LEWIS SHINER, "Outside the Gates of Eden" (Book Launch)
Thursday, May 23, 7:00 p.m.


PRESCHOOL STORY TIME with Amy Godfrey
Wednesday, May 29, 10:15 a.m. -- 10:45 a.m.


MANDY CARTER and MATT MEYER: “Intersectional and Intergenerational Organizing Skills & Strategy”
Tuesday, May 28, 7:00 p.m.


POETRY SERIES: ALEXIS PAULINE GUMBS & TYREE DAYE
Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m.

Click here to view the details of our events.

For more on all our events, see our full Events Calendar.

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