This announcement came through the St. John’s e-blast a few days ago, and I thought it would be a great event to repost on the blog in case you missed it. It does require pre-registration, so check out the link at the bottom.
Readings and Conversation with Caribbean Writers
Date: Thursday, April 19th, 2012
Time: 1:45 PM (Common Hour)
Location: Belson/Finley Hall, Law School Atrium, 4th Floor, Queens Campus
Guest Speaker: Diana McCaulay & Yolaine M. St. Fort
Diana McCaulay, is an award winning Jamaican writer, newspaper columnist and environmental activist. Her short story, The Mango, the Ackee and the Breadfruit won the Lifestyle Short Story competition in 1991.
Yolaine M. St. Fort, a writer of Haitian descent holds a M.A. in Creative Writing from Long Island University. The recipient of recent fellowships from the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire and Cave Canem in New York, her stark and haunting poetry was prominently featured in General Authority: Haiti Earthquake 1-12-2010.
Readings, Q & A session and Book Signing – Lunch included.
CLICK HERE to register for the event!! Space is limited, so register now!