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March 27, 2019 7:00 PM
Edwidge Danticat & Aja Monet

Event details

Date

March 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Venue

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Title

Lannan Foundation presents
Readings & Conversations: Edwidge Danticat with Aja Monet

Description

Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 12 noon.

Lannan presents Readings & Conversations, bringing inspired writers of fiction and poetry, as well as advocates of cultural freedom and liberation, to read from and discuss their work.

Edwidge Danticat’s many books include the novel The Dew Breaker and Krik? Krak!, a collection of short stories that encompass both the cruelties and the high ideals of Haitian life. Of her recent The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story, the New York Times wrote, “This book is a kind of prayer for her mother?an act of mourning and remembrance.” Aja Monet is a poet, activist, and musician and was a featured speaker at the Women’s March on Washington. Her books include My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter and The Black Unicorn Sings.

Tickets: $8 Adult, $5 Senior/Student.

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