Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Past Events

Elizabeth Nunez – BRIC Arts + Media House, Brooklyn, NY

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 […]

Elizabeth Nunez – Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY

“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 – Harlem Arts Salon, New York, NY

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 […]


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