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COVER ART: Maceo montoya

COVER ART: Maceo montoya

“The resources available to us for benign access to each other, for vaulting the mere blue air that separates us, are few but powerful: language, image, and experience, which may involve both, one, or neither of the first two,” writes TONI MORRISON in The Fisherwoman.  

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Reading Series

Photo Credit: Terrence Jennings

Photo Credit: Terrence Jennings

KWELI launched its Reading and Conversation series in April 2011 with EDWARD P. JONES IN CONVERSATION WITH WYATT MASON. KAITLYN GREENIDGE and KIRSTEN GREENIDGE are sisters and writers. They will read on March 23, 2016. This reading series is presented in partnership with the NEW YORK TIMES AFRICAN HERITAGE NETWORK.

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Writers Conference

Photo Credit: MARK DELLAS

Photo Credit: MARK DELLAS

SECOND ANNUAL CHILDREN'S BOOK WRITERS CONFERENCE on Saturday, April 9, 2016 will feature a keynote address by EDWIDGE DANTICAT. Our panels and workshops will cover topics from the craft of writing to the business of writing. Stay tuned for more details.   

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