august, 2019

08aug6:30 pm8:30 pmThe 1980s to Now: Chen Chen and Rebecca MakkaiNBF Presents: Summer with the National Book Awards6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA

Event Details

Rebecca Makkai. Photo credit: Susan Aurinko
Chen Chen author photo, credit: Jess Chen
Chen Chen. Photo credit: Jess Chen

This summer, the National Book Foundation hits the road for NBF Presents: Summer with the National Book Awards, bringing National Book Awards-honored authors to libraries across the country.

Join us and the New Bedford Free Public Library for AHA! New Bedford’s arts & culture celebration featuring a conversation with poet Chen Chen (When I Grow Up I Want to be a List of Further Possibilities, National Book Award Longlist) and novelist Rebecca Makkai (The Great Believers, National Book Award Finalist) on narratives spanning the height of the AIDS epidemic in Chicago to Chinese-American millennials.

Joseph O. Legaspi. Photo credit: Rachel Eliza Griffiths

 

Moderated by Joseph O. Legaspi.

 

Time

(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

New Bedford Free Public Library

613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA

Organizer

New Bedford Free Public Library

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