F241. American Harvest and White Flights: Marie Mockett and Jess Row in Conversation, Sponsored by Graywolf Press

HemisFair Ballroom C1, Henry B. González Center, Ballroom Level
Friday, March 6, 2020
1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

 

Join acclaimed authors Marie Mutsuki Mockett (American Harvest: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland) and Jess Row (White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination) as they read from and discuss their latest works of nonfiction. Engaging with race, religion, agriculture, and contemporary fiction, these two authors are at the center of ongoing conversations of vital importance to us all. Introduced and moderated by Graywolf Press director and publisher Fiona McCrae.


Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: Mockett-Row_panel_outline.docx

Participants

Moderator:

Fiona McCrae has been the director and publisher of Graywolf Press since 1994.

Marie Mutsuki Mockett's memoir, American Harvest: God, Country and Farming in the Heartland, follows her travels through seven agricultural states and tries to reconcile competing ideas of our national story. It was a finalist for the 2017 Lukas Prize.

Jess Row is the author of the novel Your Face in Mine, the story collections The Train to Lo Wu and Nobody Ever Gets Lost, and a book of essays, White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination. He teaches at The College of New Jersey.

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March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX

Henry B. González Convention Center

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