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C.J. Farley, Pepperpot contributors Joanne Hillhouse, Barbara Jenkins, Sharon Leach – PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, Westbeth Gallery, Westbeth Center for the Arts, New York, NY

With C.J. Farley,  Joanne Hillhouse, Barbara Jenkins, Sharon Leach, Kevin Barry, Eliane Brum, Justin Go, Frédéric Gros, Geert Mak, Vanessa Manko, Andrés Neuman, Jaap Scholten, Gabrielle Selz, Francesc Serés, Sue Shapiro, Kenan Trebincevic, Igor Stiks, Bae Suah, Linn Ullmann, and Elinor Lipman.


C.J. Farley – PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, SubCulture, New York, NY

Featuring C.J. Farley and Sarwat Chadda.

How to Write a (Super) Hero: In this event geared towards readers aged 10 and up, celebrated writer and game designer Sarwat Chadda joins forces with young adult writer Christopher Farley to discuss the creation of alternate universes, the power of mythology, and what makes a successful hero’s quest.

Elsie Augustave

Elsie Augustave – Grub Street’s Muse and the Marketplace Conference, Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA

Panel: Literary Characterization

This session will examine literary devices to craft captivating characters and how plot and setting relate to character development, while considering the following questions: Why are characters vital to a narrative craft? Why is it important for a writer to reveal a character’s preoccupations and emotions?

Elizabeth Nunez

Elizabeth Nunez – Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY

Celebration of Caribbean Culture featuring Elizabeth Nunez (Trinidad), author of Not for Everyday Use; Jennifer Davis Carey (Barbados), author of Near the Hope; and Esther Figueroa (Jamaica), author of Limbo. Dr. Carole Boyce Davies, author of Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones, will introduce the event.

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