Author Books from the 2021 National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium

Center for Black Literature logo 2021 National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium: “They Cried I Am: The Life and Work of Paule Marshall and John A. Williams, Unsung Black Literary Voices”
Saturday, March 27, 2021
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
11: 00 AM – 7:00 PM
Presented on Zoom

We celebrate the life and works of the late Paule Marshall and John A. Williams.


Featured program highlights will include a keynote address, roundtable discussions, and dramatic readings. Confirmed speakers include Carole Boyce-Davies, Edwidge Danticat, Keith Gilyard, Maryemma Graham, Michael Anthony Green, Lawrence Jackson, Evan Marshall, Liza Jessie Peterson, Ishmael Reed, Linda Villarosa, Mary Helen Washington, and Tulivu-Donna Cumberbatch. Learn More at the Center for Black Literature ▶

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Daughters

by Paule Marshall
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Night Song

by John A. Williams
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!Click Song

by John A. Williams
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Sissie

by John A. Williams
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Dear Chester, Dear John

by John A. Williams and Lori Williams
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Haiti Noir

by Edwidge Danticat
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Untwine

by Edwidge Danticat
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Krik? Krak!

by Edwidge Danticat
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