Friday, November 22, 2013

The Twelfth National Black Writers Conference


The Twelfth National Black Writers Conference: Reconstructing the Master Narrative

Sponsored by the Center for Black Literature...
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
  Thursday, March 27, 2014 to Sunday, March 30, 2014
Register here:

Panel Discussions, Roundtables, Readings

• Maintaining Cultural Legacies: The Black Arts
and Umbra Movements
• Shifting Identities in Africa and the African Diaspora
• Reconstructing the Historical Narrative
• Race, Power, and Politics
• Saving Ourselves, Saving Our Communities
• The State of Publishing: A 2014 Odyssey
• Explorations into the Future: Speculative Fiction,
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

2014 National Black Writers Conference Honorees:
Maryse Condé
Walter Mosley
Quincy Troupe
Derek Walcott
Margaret Burroughs

Invited Participants:
Jeffery Renard Allen, Amiri Baraka, Steven Barnes Regina Brooks, Steve Cannon, Raquel Cepeda,@Colin Channer, Paul Coates, Jelani Cobb, Tananarive Due, Linda Duggins, Dianne Glave, @David Henderson, Marc Lamont Hilll, Nalo Hopkinson, @N.K. Jemisin, @TroyJohnson,@Victor LaValle, @Joan Lester, Tracye McQuirter, Zakes Mda, Leonard Pitts, Kevin Powelll, Ismael Reed, Gillian Royes, @Kimbery Ruffin, Sonia Sanchez, @Lauret Savoy, Askia Toure, Michelle Wallace

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