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READER MEET WRITER: ALL THE SONGS WE SING

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Join us for an online event celebrating the 25th anniversary of the

Carolina African American Writers' Collective

Thursday, July 16

6:00 PM

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Lenard D. Moore, internationally-acclaimed poet, anthologist, and professor, and North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green will discuss the collective, which has shaped the modern literary landscape of the Carolinas for the last twenty-five years. They will be joined by contributors who will read selections from poems, stories, and essays included in this collection.

Contributors joining us include L. Teresa Church, Crystal Simone Smith, Bridgette A. Lacy, Grace Ocasio, Fred Joiner, Carole Boston Weatherford, Camille T. Dungy, Angela Belcher-Epps, and Gideon Young.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

North Carolina is home to a dazzling array of African-American writers who have been meeting and working for more than twenty-five years in service to their craft. Together, they form the Carolina African-American Writers' Collective, which celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary with All the Songs We Sing, an anthology of works by members of the collective, edited by its founder and world-renowned poet, Lenard D. Moore.

North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green introduces the anthology, which includes works by Lenard D. Moore, Bridgette A. Lacy, Crystal Simone Smith, Evie Shockley, Camille T. Dungy, Carole Boston Weatherford, and many others. Individually, these poems, stories, and essays have helped these Carolinians voice their experiences. They remind us of our history, insist on change, and gathered together, their chorus amplifies and demands to be heard. These writers have shaped the modern literary landscape of the Carolinas for the last twenty-five years and will continue to influence and inspire African-American writers for generations to come.

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Event date: 
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 6:00pm
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All the Songs We Sing: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Carolina African American Writers' Collective Cover Image
By Lenard D. Moore (Editor), Jaki Shelton Green (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781949467338
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Carolina Wren Press - June 2nd, 2020