The Center for Black Literature, the Harlem Writers Guild, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture celebrate John Oliver Killens’ centennial. Featuring Bernice L. McFadden (The Book of Harlan) and others TBA.
Five local innovators to speak for 10 minutes each on the subject of “What’s Next?” Featuring Bernice L. McFadden (Loving Donovan), Vishaan Chakrabarti, Will Dean, Lexy Funk, and Garrett Oliver. Tickets are available at www.downtownbrooklyn.com/posts/arts-entertainment/join-us-for-the-2nd-annual-5×10-talks.
Brooklyn launch event for Loving Donovan! Featuring Bernice L. McFadden in conversation with Terry McMillan. Moderated by Tracey Smith, National Media & Author Relations for Go On Girl! Book Club. Part of BRIC’s Stoop Series. Cosponsored by AALBC, Mosaic Literary Magazine, and Go On Girl! Book Club.
In conversation with Marlon James (A Brief History of Seven Killings, John Crow’s Devil) and T. Geronimo Jackson (Hold It ‘Til It Hurts, Welcome to Braggsville). Hosted by Johnny Temple.
“Fiction: A Question of Character.” Featuring readings from Bernice L. McFadden, Sue Miller, and T. Jefferson Parker, followed by a book signing.
“Fiction: A Complicated Kind of Love.” Featuring readings from Bernice L. McFadden, Michaela Carter, and Elizabeth Rosner. Moderated by Julie Robinson.