april, 2021

20apr7:30 pmEat, Drink & Be Literary: Tayari Jones7:30 pm EST

Event Details

Tayari Jones. Credit: Rebecca Clarke

Presented in partnership with Brooklyn Academy of Music

Moderated by Deborah Treisman, fiction editor of The New Yorker.

“one of the most important voices of her generation” —Essence

Jones is the author of An American Marriage, which was a New York Times bestseller, an Oprah’s Book Club pick, and selected by Barack Obama for his summer reading list. She is a native of Atlanta, which serves as the setting for An American Marriage as well as her other novels Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, Silver Sparrow, and the forthcoming Old Fourth Ward. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times; The Washington Post; O, The Oprah Magazine; Time; Tin House; and The Believer, among other publications. Jones is currently a Charles Howard Candler Professor at Emory University and an A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University.

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This program includes closed captioning. If there is anything we can do to make this program as accessible to you as possible, please let us know. Contact BAM at accessibility@BAM.org with any questions, suggestions, or for additional information.


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