Three-Handed Hearts: Fiction. Authors Leesa Cross-Smith (Whiskey & Ribbons) and Tayari Jones (An American Marriage, editor of Atlanta Noir) discuss their novels and how life, and love, continues beyond separation. Moderated by Katia D. Ulysse (author of Mouths Don’t Speak).
Katia D. Ulysse (Mouths Don’t Speak) will appear on a panel entitled “Fiction: International Stories, Shared Humanities,” alongside Adrienne Benson (The Brightest Sun) and Annabelle Kim (Tiger Pelt), discussing international disasters, resilience, and the heartbreaking impact on interwoven lives. The event will take place in Central JMRL Library.
This event will take place at the Omni Hotel in Charlottesville, VA.
Featuring: Bradley Spinelli (The Painted Gun), Diane Fanning, Con Lehane, & David Stewart; moderated by Leone Ciporin. Full program details TBA.
Elizabeth Nunez (Even in Paradise) will discuss her novel, a modern recasting of Shakespeare’s King Lear, about greed, jealousy, betrayal, and romantic love in the postcolonial world of the Caribbean. This conversation will be moderated by Marie Coles Baker and take place at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.
Eric Charles May (Bedrock Faith) and Judy Juanita (Virgin Soul) discuss the different paths their characters have taken in life. This event will be held at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center (233 4th St. NW).