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Brooklyn Historical

Fiction by Black Writers: Who Are the Readers?

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Feb. 20 2017, Published 7:00 p.m. ET

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VENUE: Brooklyn Historical Society

ADDRESS: 128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Zadie Smith, Colson Whitehead, Yaa Gyasi…some of today’s biggest names in fiction are black writers, and yet a predominantly white publishing industry maintains the assumption that black literature lacks marketability. Join writer and distinguished academic Dr. Elizabeth Nunez for a panel discussion challenging this assumption, with National Book Foundation Executive Director Lisa Lucas, Essence Magazine book editor Patrik Henry Bass, Vice President, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of Random House’s One World Chris Jackson, and President of the Authors’ Guild Roxana Robinson.

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