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

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”

Held, Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Medgar Evers College, CUNY

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

The life and works of the late Paule Marshall and John A. Williams were celebrated during the Symposium.

Paule Marshall – 11 Books (top)

Book Cover Daughters by Paule Marshall

Daughters

by Paule Marshall

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Soul Clap Hands And Sing by Paule Marshall

Soul Clap Hands And Sing

by Paule Marshall

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Praisesong For The Widow by Paule Marshall

Praisesong For The Widow

by Paule Marshall

(Unavailable)

John A. Williams – 20 Books (top)

Book Cover Conversations with John A. Williams by Jeffrey Allen Tucker and John A. Williams

Conversations with John A. Williams

by Jeffrey Allen Tucker and John A. Williams

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Book Cover For Better or for Worse by John A. Williams

For Better or for Worse

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Safari West: Poems by John A. Williams

Safari West: Poems

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover One for New York by John A. Williams

One for New York

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover The Angry Ones by John A. Williams

The Angry Ones

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Sissie by John A. Williams

Sissie

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover !Click Song by John A. Williams

!Click Song

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Jacob’s Ladder by John A. Williams

Jacob’s Ladder

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover The Man Who Cried I Am by John A. Williams

The Man Who Cried I Am

by John A. Williams

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Book Cover The Junior Bachelor Society by John A. Williams

The Junior Bachelor Society

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Mothersill and the Foxes by John A. Williams

Mothersill and the Foxes

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Minorities in the City by John A. Williams

Minorities in the City

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover This is My Country Too by John A. Williams

This is My Country Too

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Night Song by John A. Williams

Night Song

by John A. Williams

(Unavailable)

Carole Boyce-Davies – 9 Books (top)

Book Cover Decolonizing the Academy: African Diaspora Studies by Carole Boyce-Davies

Decolonizing the Academy: African Diaspora Studies

by Carole Boyce-Davies

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Out of the Kumbla: Caribbean Women and Literature by Carole Boyce-Davies

Out of the Kumbla: Caribbean Women and Literature

by Carole Boyce-Davies

(Unavailable)

Edwidge Danticat – 19 Books (top)

Book Cover Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat

Krik? Krak!

by Edwidge Danticat

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Book Cover Untwine by Edwidge Danticat

Untwine

by Edwidge Danticat

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Book Cover The Last Mapou by Edwidge Danticat

The Last Mapou

by Edwidge Danticat

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Haiti Noir by Edwidge Danticat

Haiti Noir

by Edwidge Danticat

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Keith Gilyard – 11 Books (top)

Book Cover The Next Great Old-School Conspiracy by Keith Gilyard

The Next Great Old-School Conspiracy

by Keith Gilyard

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Rhetorical Choices: A Reader for Writers by Keith Gilyard

Rhetorical Choices: A Reader for Writers

by Keith Gilyard

(Unavailable)

Maryemma Graham – 11 Books (top)

Book Cover Conversations with Margaret Walker by Maryemma Graham

Conversations with Margaret Walker

by Maryemma Graham

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Fields Watered with Blood by Maryemma Graham

Fields Watered with Blood

by Maryemma Graham

(Unavailable)

Lawrence P. Jackson – 5 Books (top)


Liza Jessie Peterson – 1 Books (top)


Ishmael Reed – 30 Books (top)

Book Cover New and Collected Poems 1964-2007 by Ishmael Reed

New and Collected Poems 1964-2007

by Ishmael Reed

(Unavailable)
Book Cover The Reed Reader by Ishmael Reed

The Reed Reader

by Ishmael Reed

(Unavailable)
Book Cover Conjure; Selected Poems, 1963-1970 by Ishmael Reed

Conjure; Selected Poems, 1963-1970

by Ishmael Reed

(Unavailable)

Linda Villarosa – 6 Books (top)


Mary Helen Washington – 5 Books (top)


Jamia Wilson – 6 Books (top)


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