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Bowen-Thompson Student Union 1001 E Wooster St , Bowling Green, OH 43402https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/cultural-and-critical-studies/womens-gender-and-sexuality-studies/news-and-events/wgss-event-daisy-pitkin.html #WomensHistoryMonth
Daisy Pitkin will be discussing her new book, “On the Line: A Story of Class, Solidarity, and Two Women’s Epic Fight to Build a Union.”
Daisy Pitkin has spent more than twenty years as a community and union organizer, working first in support of garment workers around the world, and then for US labor unions organizing industrial laundry workers. Her essays have been awarded the Montana Prize, the Disquiet Literary Prize, the New Millennium Award, and the Monique Wittig Writer’s Fellowship. She grew up in rural Ohio and received her MFA from the University of Arizona. Today, Pitkin lives and writes in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she works as an organizer with an offshoot of the union UNITE.
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