R224. Celebrating the Hurston/Wright Foundation: Twenty-Seven Years of Literary Legacy
Thursday, February 9, 2017
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Laurie Cannady’s Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul was named one of the best nonfiction books by black authors in 2015 by The Root. A Kirkus review describes Crave as a "bold, honest, and courageous memoir." Foreword Reviews announced Crave as a finalist in the Indiefab 2015 Book of the Year competition.
Yona harvey is the author of the poetry collection, Hemming the Water, winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. She teaches in the University of Pittsburgh writing program.
Darlene Taylor is an advocate for the cultural arts and public affairs advisor. She is an MFA candidate at Stonecoast and advisory editor of Callaloo. She is also fellow of Callaloo, A Room of Her Own, Kimbilio, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and serves on the board of Hurston/Wright.
A. Van Jordan is the Henry Rutgers Presidential Professor at Rutgers University-Newark.