A Conversation Between Two Literary Luminaries: Kiese Laymon & Imani Perry

Kiese Laymon is a Black southern writer from Jackson, Mississippi. Laymon is the author of…
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Location
Wilmington Public Library
Date
Wednesday, February 9
Time
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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Date
Wednesday, February 9
Time
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location

Wilmington Public Library
10 East 10th Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801

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Kiese Laymon is a Black southern writer from Jackson, Mississippi. Laymon is the author of the genre-bending novel Long Division and the essay collection How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. Laymon’s bestselling memoir, Heavy: An American Memoir, won the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction.

Imani Perry is the author of 6 books, including Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry, which received the Pen Bograd-Weld Award for Biography. Perry’s book South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation is a narrative journey through the South, arguing that it is the nation’s heartland for better and worse.

This is an in-person event. Join us for a conversation between two literary luminaries.

**Mask required and adherence to all CDC guidelines.

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