Calling all my writers, readers, and lovers of black literature!
The 14th Annual National Black Writers Conference will be presented on Thursday, March 22 through Sunday, March 25, 2018 at The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY,1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11225. Dozens of writers, scholars, and other literary professionals will be in attendance at this one-of-a-kind 4-day literary conference, participating in panel discussions, roundtables, workshops, author readings,film screenings, a poetry cafe, and more! The 2018 conference theme is Gathering at the Waters: Healing, Legacy and Activism in Black Literature. As noted in the press materials, "This timely theme acknowledges our concern about the recent, and continuing, issues of social inequality and injustices that challenge us and builds on the legacy of healing through activism." This year's Honorary Co-Chair is Dr. Myrlie Evers-Williams, and the 2018 NBWC Honorees are Steven Barnes, Kwame Dawes, Tananarive Due, David Levering Lewis, Eugene B. Redmond, Susan L. Taylor, and Colson Whitehead. This exciting annual event is a "must-attend" for writers of all genres--come and share in the joy of literary expression!
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