april, 2020

02apr3:30 pmEVENT CANCELED - NBF Presents: What's in a Memoir3:30 pm CST Clarksdale, MS

Event Details

Image of Iliana Regan. Photo cred Jeffrey Marini
Iliana Regan. Photo credit: Jeffrey Marini
Hanif Abdurraquib. Photo credit: Marcus Jackson

2019 National Book Award Nonfiction Longlisters Hanif Abdurraqib (Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest) and Iliana Regan (Burn the Place) discuss the intersection of food, music, and identity, and how memoir helps shape our understanding of the arts, ourselves, and one another. Presented in partnership with Coahoma Community College, the Coahoma County Higher Education Center, and Carnegie Public Library’s Community Book Talks Lecture Series.

Lisa Lucas. Photo credit: Beowulf Sheehan


Moderated by Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.


(Thursday) 3:30 pm CST


Coahoma Community College

Clarksdale, MS


Coahoma Community College 3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, MS 38614