Part of the City of Cambridge’s Black History Month Celebration. This event will be held at the Cambridge Public Library’s Main Lecture Hall. Book reading and signing, free and open to the public. Sponsored by Mayor E. Denise Simmons.
This event will be held in the Reserve Room (on the 2nd Floor of the Central Library). Wine and cheese reception will begin at 6:30 pm, with the discussion starting at 7pm.
Peter Kimani (Dance of the Jakaranda) will appear in conversation with Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o. Moderated by Vanity Fair‘s Andy Tepper.
“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 […]
Featuring editor Scott Crawford and photographer Jim Saah.
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.