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Patricia A. Smith with authors A.B. Westrick, Gwen Cole, and Sarah Glenn Marsh. Free and open to the public.
- Date: Sep 23, 2017, 1:00pm – 3:00pm | Add to iCal »
- Venue: Barnes & Noble, Richmond
- Map: Libbie Place, 5501 W. Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, United States
Join Chicago editor and author Keir Graff to celebrate the release of his latest venture, MONTANA NOIR, an anthology of original crime fiction set in Graff’s home state. Co-edited with James Grady (author of the iconic SIX DAYS OF THE CONDOR) and published by Brooklyn’s Akashic Books, MONTANA NOIR features 14 original short stories by […]
Personal Moral Culpability in Global Crises: Questions of what we can do and whether it is enough are constant in our country’s current state. Yet, we are not alone in searching for direction in the midst of a crisis, as Lidia Yuknavitch (The Book of Joan), Jonathan Safran Foer (Here I Am), and Achy Obejas […]
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Where is Home: “Home” is an idea that invites many definitions and interpretations, but it is especially complex for immigrants and their children. Is home where one’s family is, or one’s family history? Or where their beliefs are accepted and embraced? Dina Nayeri (Refuge), Amani Al-Khatahtbeh (Muslim Girl), and Derek Palacio (The Mortifications) discuss how […]
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