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The Art of the Short Story: An Evening with Danielle Evans and Jocelyn Nicole Johnson
October 14, 2021 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmEvent is free; advance registration is required
The Center for Black Literature‘s John Oliver Killens Virtual Reading Series presents The Art of the Short Story: An Evening with Danielle Evans and Jocelyn Nicole Johnson.
Johnson’s debut collection of short stories is My Monticello: Fiction (Henry Holt & Co., 2021). In the title story, Johnson tells of a diverse group of Charlottesville neighbors fleeing violent white supremacists. Evans brings her signature voice and insight to the subjects of race, grief, apology, and American history in The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories (Riverhead Books, 2020). She is the award-winning author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self (Riverhead Books, 2010).
This is a free virtual event. All are welcome, but advance registration is required: https://centerforblackliterature.org/events.