2022 National Book Award Winner John Keene (Punks: New & Selected Poems) and Finalists Toluse Olorunnipa and Robert Samuels (His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice) discuss how singular stories collectively shape history—from the AIDS epidemic to the George Floyd protests—and what it means to make these stories real for readers across the country.
Moderated by author, activist, and founder of Well-Read Black Girl Glory Edim.
Presented in partnership with the Virginia Festival of the Book.
(Saturday) 4:00 pm EDT
Jefferson School African American Heritage Center & Virtual
Virginia Festival of the Book Charlottesville, VA