Kwame Dawes interviews Alecia McKenzie about her new book, A Million Aunties, in an event hosted by McNally Jackson. For full event details, please visit McNally Jackson’s website. PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).
Editors Chris Abani and Kwame Dawes present New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba) with contributors Nkateko Masinga, Jamila Osman, Safia Jama, Sadia Hassan, Henneh Kyereh Kwaku, Nadra Mabrouk, Tryphena Yeboah, Adedayo Agarau, and Fatima Camara; hosted by the Center for Fiction with Poets House. RSVP/details: https://centerforfiction.org/event/the-new-gen-rising-african-poets-with-kwame-dawes-chris-abani/. PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are […]
Kwame Dawes on Bivouac, in conversation with Akashic Books publisher Johnny Temple. In Kwame Dawes’s novel, Bivouac, a man’s grief over the death of his father is exacerbated by the conflict over whether the death was the result of medical negligence or if it was a political assassination.
Kwame Dawes presents Bivouac at the Nebraska Book Festival, with a signing to follow. Full details TBA.
Kwame Dawes launches Bivouac at Indigo Bridge Books in his hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Kwame Dawes, editor of the New-Generation African Poets box sets, will be presented with the Gwendolyn Brooks Award at the 2018 National Black Writers Conference.
Tickets are $10 in advance/$12 at the door; purchase here: worldvoices.pen.org/event/2015/01/21/african-poets-new-generation.