Join professional and established writers alongside students and faculty for a semester of creative writing, readings, workshops—and all things literature.
Kick Off the 23rd Annual Poets and Writers Festival with
A Conversation with Author Jesmyn Ward: A One Book, One Philadelphia Event
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Winnet Student Life Building, Great Hall, Room S2-19)
1 to 2:15 p.m.
The event will feature a reading and moderated discussion by the author, circling around the theme of her National Book Award-winning novel, Sing, Unburied Sing. All are invited to hear her perspective on incarceration and its affect on families, as well as the writing process required to create an award-winning novel. A book signing will follow the event.
Now in its 23rd year, the Festival offers special thanks to the partners who help us celebrate written arts, including the Free Library of Philadelphia’s One Book, One Philadelphia program; the President’s Council on Diversity and the Diversity Book Club; the Office of Student Engagement; the Division of Liberal Studies; the English Department; International Festival; and the Center for International Understanding. All events are held at Community College of Philadelphia.