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The Minister Primarily: A Testament to the Legacy of John Oliver Killens
September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree; advance registration is required
The Center for Black Literature, in partnership with The Harlem Writers Guild, presents presents a free virtual roundtable discussion, The Minister Primarily: A Testament to the Legacy of John Oliver Killens.
Distinguished writers will focus on his vision as an author and educator, the impact of his works on Black literature, and the significance of his novel The Minister Primarily, published posthumously. Confirmed speakers include Malaika Adero, Arthur Flowers Jr., Keith Gilyard, and S. Pearl Sharp.
The event is free, but advance registration is required. Click here to register.
The Minister Primarily is the previously unpublished novel written in the 1960s by the late Killens. Overlooked by publishers during the time, the work was published July 2021 by HarperCollins. Purchase it today via the African American Literature Book Club (AALBC) at https://bit.ly/theminister. A very special thanks to Amazon Literary Partnership for support of the John Oliver Killens Reading Series. To learn more about the John Oliver Killens Reading Series, click here.