Michael Eric Dyson
November 11, 12:30 PM EST
New York Times bestselling author Michael Eric Dyson will join us for a solo event to talk about his upcoming book LONG TIME COMING, a passionate call to America to finally reckon with race and start the journey to redemption. Dyson is winner of two NAACP Image awards and the recipient of the 2020 Langston Hughes Festival Medallion. Former President Barack Obama has noted: “Everybody who speaks after Michael Eric Dyson pales in comparison.” Moderated Q&A to follow the talk.
November 19, 12:30 PM EST
Gabriela Garcia is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award and a Steinbeck Fellowship from San Jose State University. We are thrilled to host her as she discusses her debut novel, OF WOMEN AND SALT, with Dominique R. Jenkins of Macmillan’s author events team. This poignant, honest reflection on the choices mothers make is one of the most highly anticipated books for the Winter 2021 season.