Caribbean Cultural Theatre, Caribbean Research Center, and the Friends of Antigua & Barbuda Public Library present pre-WORD! Fest Film Series: Wide Sargasso Sea; women (re)writing history, featuring Elizabeth Nunez and Naomi Jackson.
This event will take place at the Omni Hotel in Charlottesville, VA.
Elizabeth Nunez (Even in Paradise) will discuss her novel, a modern recasting of Shakespeare’s King Lear, about greed, jealousy, betrayal, and romantic love in the postcolonial world of the Caribbean. This conversation will be moderated by Marie Coles Baker and take place at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.
An evening of stories – in reading and conversation – of dysfunctional families, sibling rivalries, immigrant dreams, ambitious women and finding home in a program celebrating Elizabeth Nunez’s tenth novel and three-decade career of telling stories of the Caribbean beyond tales of sand, sea and sun. Presented by BRIC, the Caribbean Cultural Theatre, and Akashic […]
“Fiction by Black Writers: Who are the Readers?” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Zadie Smith, Colson Whitehead, Yaa Gyasi . . . some of today’s biggest names in fiction are black writers, and yet a predominantly white publishing industry maintains the assumption that black literature lacks marketability. Join writer and distinguished academic Dr. Elizabeth Nunez for a […]
Elizabeth Nunez (Even in Paradise) and poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips (Heaven, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016) will from their newest books. A discussion about their creative process follows. Moderated by Hakim Hasan, co-founder and former director of Urban Dialogues at Metropolitan College of New York. Admission includes signed copies of the books. Refreshments. Limited seating. Tickets […]