Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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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 […]

Kaylie Jones Books: A Reading — AWP Conference & Bookfair, Washington, DC

Featuring: Kaylie Jones (The Anger Meridian), J. Patrick Redmond (Some Go Hungry), Barbara J. Taylor (All Waiting Is Long), Laurie Lowenstein (Unmentionables), and Patricia A. Smith (The Year of Needy Girls). Full details TBA.


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