Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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VIRTUAL EVENT: Courttia Newland – Radical Books Collective

Please note: all our virtual events are listed in Eastern time. The Radical Books Collective presents Beyond Wakanda! Celebrating New African Speculative Fiction featuring Courttia Newland & Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu. Full details about this virtual event TBA; please visit Decolonize That! to learn more.

VIRTUAL EVENT: Courttia Newland – WORD Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY)

Please note: all our virtual events are listed in Eastern time. Join us for an afternoon rich with afro-futurism as featured authors Courttia Newland and Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu discuss their newest creations, Cosmogramma and The Theory of Flight, in a conversation moderated by Africa Is a Country‘s Sean Jacobs. Access to this event requires a […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Courttia Newland – Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival (Brooklyn, NY)

BARDS & BADJOHNS with Co-Panelists: Jacob Ross (GND); Courttia Newland (JA/BDOS); P. Djeli Clark (TT); Khalil Haywood (USA), hosted by Amilcar Sanatan. “Well, they playing bad/They have me feeling sad/Well, they playing beast” sang The Mighty Sparrow, Trinidad and Tobago’s national bard of calypso. Sparrow details his “ten to one” confrontation with a gang of […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Courttia Newland – Bocas Lit Fest’s Bios & Bookmarks Series

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET). Courttia Newland joins NGC Bocas Lit Fest’s Bios & Bookmarks series for a discussion of his latest work, A River Called Time. Full details, including guest host, TBA. This event will be broadcast to Facebook Live; please visit the Bocas Lit Fest’s Facebook Page for […]