For the People: An Evening with Mahogany L. Browne, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Rachel Eliza Griffiths Elizabeth Nunez, Imani Perry, Patricia Smith, and Tyriek White
Mahogany L. Browne, Kiese Laymon, Imani Perry, Patricia Smith and Tyriek White come together for a series of discussions, readings, and musical performances that explore the intersection of art, history, and family in the Black literary tradition.
Arthur Miller Lecture: Ta-Nehisi Coates
In the Festival's keynote lecture, Ta-Nehisi Coates will discuss this moment of attempts to erase African American history and black intellectual thought in the context of the broader attacks on free speech and free expression.
Earthly Delights: History, Race and Environmental Consciousness
Camille Dungy will read from SOIL and discuss the interconnections between literature, environmental action, history, and culture with Leah Thomas
Fireside Chat: Marlon James and Ben Okri – A Fire in My Head
What are the burning issues and obsessions that inflame writers today—or at least the minds of Booker Prize-winning authors Marlon James and Ben Okri? James... Read More
Yellowface: R.F. Kuang in Conversation with Roxane Gay
Both award-winning and bestselling authors R.F. Kuang (Babel, The Poppy War) and Roxane Gay (Bad Feminist, Hunger) write probing social commentary on the intersections of... Read More