november, 2018

18novAll Day20Houston Public Library, Houston, TXAuthor in Focus: James Baldwin and His Literary Legacy(All Day)

Event Details

James Baldwin author photoDate to be announced

Join the National Book Foundation at the Houston Public Library as they launch a new campaign and celebration focused on the literary legacy and seminal works of James Baldwin, a four-time National Book Award Finalist (Giovanni’s Room, Nobody Knows My Name, The Fire Next Time, and Just Above My Head). Author in Focus: James Baldwin is presented with filmmaker Raoul Peck and Velvet Films, the team behind the critically acclaimed documentary I Am Not Your Negro, with funding from the Ford Foundation. The program will include a screening of the film and a discussion between two authors who will talk about the importance of Baldwin and his work’s urgent relevance in today’s society.



november 18 (Sunday) - 20 (Tuesday)