Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Events Tag: Edwidge Danticat

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Past Events

Edwidge Danticat – Brooklyn Book Festival, Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

Something to Hide: Writers Against the Surveillance State Featuring authors Edwidge Danticat, Francine Prose, Andre Aciman, and radio host Leonard Lopate. Join an NSA whistleblower, Tom Drake, and others for a reading to provoke reflection on the dangers surveillance poses to the freedom to think and create, and to celebrate the role writers have played in […]

Edwidge Danticat – Brooklyn Book Festival, Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

Creating Dangerously in a Dangerous World How do different forms—fiction, reportage, memoir and essay—capture different realities, especially when the principal subject is the trauma of war and violence? Join three authors whose work explores horrific visions from a variety of angles: Edwidge Danticat (Claire of the Sea Light), Courtney Angela Brkic (The First Rule of […]


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