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Diminutive Sonia Sanchez has no small voice. She is a founder of the Black Arts movement of the ’60s and ’70s, and her poetry, plays, and essays influenced a generation of literary artists. In Wounded in the House of a Friend, her first collection in eight years, Sanchez exposes the pain, anger, and joy of African-American womanhood. Through it all, her literary brilliance dazzles. Sanchez reads from her work at 7 p.m. at the Greenbelt Library, 11 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt. FREE. (301) 699-3500; and at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Vertigo Books, 1337 Connecticut Ave. NW. FREE. (202) 429-9272. (Jonetta Rose Barras)