For Banned Books Week, National Book Award–honored author Kyle Lukoff (Too Bright to See, 2021 Young People’s Literature Finalist), DC Public Library Teen Services Coordinator Joanna Harris, and Managing Director of PEN America Washington and Free Expression Programs Nadine Farid Johnson sit down to discuss the value of writing, publishing, and access to diverse books, and how we can come together and unite against book banning. Join us for a conversation with and for artists, booksellers, educators, librarians, parents, students, writers, and readers of all ages.
Moderated by Hannah Oliver Depp, owner of Loyalty Bookstores and President of the New Atlantic Independent Bookseller’s Association.
Presented in partnership with the DC Public Library and Foundation, Loyalty Bookstores, and PEN America. This event will also be livestreamed on DCPL’s YouTube channel.
(Saturday) 1:00 pm EDT
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library & Virtual
901 G St. NW