Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Events Tag: Valerie Graves

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Valerie Graves — The 3% Conference, Detroit, MI

Author and former chief creative officer Valerie Graves spent decades creating award-winning ad campaigns, from using hip-hop artist Ludacris to sell Pontiac cars to featuring Steve Harvey in Burger King spots and helping to re-introduce the Buick brand. In her first book, Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming The Woman I Pretended To Be, Graves paints the […]

Valerie Graves — PEN World Voices Festival, Dixon Place, New York, NY

Valerie Graves (Pressure Makes Diamonds) will participate in a panel discussion titled Pushing Past Glass Ceilings in which women from disparate walks of life and ages share their experiences of breaking through cultural norms, pushing past the heteronormative patriarchy, and self-empowerment. This panel will also feature Rita Mae Brown, , Theresa Rebeck, and Giannina Braschi.