“Brutality and Faith.” Ann Hood’s Providence Noir and Phil Klay’s Redeployment are linked story collections that create a panoramic view of the violence and optimism in each setting, while K’wan’s No Shade illustrates these themes through the unforeseen twists of planning a wedding. These acclaimed authors discuss how these themes unfold in their writing. Moderated […]
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Shannon Holmes, Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, K’wan – Harlem Book Fair, Countee Cullen Library Auditorium, New York, NY
“Writing Hard Time: Infamous Books, Infamous Authors.” Featuring Shannon Holmes (Caught Up), Albert “Prodigy” Johnson (H.N.I.C.), and K’wan (Black Lotus). Moderated by Wes Jackson, president of Brooklyn Bodega and executive director of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival.
- Date: Jul 18, 2015, 4:00pm – 5:15pm | Add to iCal »
- Venue: Harlem Book Fair, Countee Cullen Library Auditorium
- Map: 104 West 136th Street, New York, New York, United States
“Told It First Hand: Conversations with Hip-Hop’s ‘Do-ers’.” Brooklyn Bodega’s Wes Jackson sits down with Albert “Prodigy” Johnson (H.N.I.C.), best-selling author K’wan (Black Lotus), and Johnny Temple of Akashic Books to talk about hip hop’s next frontier: the literary world. $10 general admission; $5 for BHS and G-W Members.
- Date: Feb 25, 2015, 6:30pm – 8:30pm | Add to iCal »
- Venue: Brooklyn Historical Society
- Map: 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Infamous Books event featuring readings from Miasha (Swing), K’wan (Black Lotus), and JaQuavis Coleman (The White House), followed by a Q&A and book signing.
- Date: Nov 22, 2014, 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Add to iCal »
- Venue: Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Building 8, Room 8303
- Map: Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Building 8, Room 8303, Miami, Florida, United States
Scene of the Crime. Murder becomes personal in these thrillers by some of today’s most exciting crime fiction writers. A.X. Ahmad (The Last Taxi Ride), S.J. Rozan (pseudonym Sam Cabot, Skin of the Wolf), and K’wan (Black Lotus) tackle homicides, conspiracies, and never-ending plot twists in their haunting, fast-paced novels. Short readings and discussion. Moderated […]
- Date: Sep 21, 2014, 3:00pm – 5:00pm | Add to iCal »
- Venue: St. Francis McArdle
- Map: 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Other Infamous authors and full event details TBA.
Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, Miasha, JaQuavis Coleman, K’wan – Calabash, Jakes, Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica
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Infamous Books launch event featuring K’wan, JaQuavis Coleman, Miasha, and Prodigy. Beer lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery!
- Date: May 28, 2014, 6:30pm – 8:30pm | Add to iCal »
- Venue: The Mysterious Bookshop
- Map: 58 Warren Street, New York, New York, United States