NEA Big Read: Exploring the Imaginative and Moral Narratives in Beloved
The Center for Black Literature, in collaboration with The Center for Fiction’s NEA Big Read initiative for Toni Morrison’s classic novel...
NEA Big Read: Our Friend Toni: Farah Jasmine Griffin and Erroll McDonald on Toni Morrison's Legacy
It has been almost three years since the world lost the trailblazing, intrepid writer and scholar, Toni Morrison
Cleyvis Natera on Neruda on the Park with Naima Coster
When demolition begins on a nearby tenement, the Guerreros are forced to reimagine their life in Nothar Park, the predominantly Dominican part...
Crime/Scene: Dervla McTiernan and Don Winslow on The Murder Rule and City on Fire
We were thrilled to welcome internationally bestselling crime writers Dervla McTiernan and Don Winslow to our stage
Julia Glass on Vigil Harbor with David Ebershoff
Set ten years in the future, Julia Glass’s Vigil Harbor is a gripping mystery and drama set against the quaint...
On America: 50 Years of Title IX with Sherry Boschert, Anucha Browne, and Lucy Jane Bledsoe
June 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark legislation which prohibited sex-based discrimination in federally funded education
NEA Big Read: A Celebration of Toni Morrison's Beloved with Jacqueline Woodson, Crystal Dickinson, and Ty Jones
In celebration of Toni Morrison’s landmark masterpiece, Beloved, Jacqueline Woodson...
Tara Stringfellow on Memphis with Christine Pride
Inspired by the author’s own family history, Tara Stringfellow’s debut novel, Memphis, is a triumphant ode to the...
In Translation: Voices from Ukraine
We were grateful to partner with Razom for Ukraine to feature readings from the books Mondegreen: Songs About Love and Death by Volodymyr...
marcus scott williams on damn near might still be is what it is with Simeon Marsalis
marcus scott williams’s debut novel damn near might still be is what it is is a tour de force of genre-blending that...