INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL

The festival will span a full week from July 16 - 21 and include a Photography Now exhibition with Pulitzer Prize winner Ozier Muhammad and his workshop students, readings from debut and award winning authors, master classes and workshops, film screenings and panel discussions, live music and more.

The main event will take place at the New York Times Conference Center on Saturday, July 21, 2018; 11AM-5PM. 

Participating Authors and Industry Professionals include: 

Hala Alyan
Kali Fajardo Anstine
Cinelle Barnes
Nicole Dennis-Benn
Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar
Adib Khorram
Akil Kumarasamy
Rickey Laurentiis
Terese Marie Mailhot
Frances de Pontes Peebles
Ivelisse Rodriguez
Nelly Rosario
Etaf Rum
Krystal A. Sital
Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Chika Unigwe
Crystal Wilkinson
Jamia Wilson
Esmé Wang

AND MORE
 

KWELI INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL IS PRESENTED AND HOSTED BY TIMES READS.