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June 30, 2021
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7:00 pm
8:00 pm

Writers LIVE! Sadeqa Johnson & Robert Jones Jr.

Registration not required, but encouraged. Please check back for the Eventbrite link.

Sadeqa Johnson will be in conversation with Robert Jones, Jr. about her book, Yellow Wife: A Novel.

Sadeqa Johnson is the award-winning author of four novels. Her accolades include the National Book Club Award, the Phillis Wheatley Book Award, and the USA Best Book Award for Best Fiction. She is a Kimbilio Fellow, former board member of the James River Writers, and a Tall Poppy Writer. Originally from Philadelphia, she currently lives near Richmond, Virginia, with her husband and three children. To learn more, visit SadeqaJohnson.net.

Robert Jones, Jr. is a writer from New York City. He received his B.F.A. in creative writing, and M.F.A. in fiction from Brooklyn College. He has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, Essence, and The Paris Review. He is the creator and curator of the social-justice, social-media community Son of Baldwin, which has over 275,000 members across platforms. The Prophets is his debut novel.

Order your copy of Yellow Wife: A Novel from the Ivy Bookshop.

ASL interpretation will be available for attendees.

Writers LIVE programs are supported in part by a bequest from The Miss Howard Hubbard Adult Programming Fund.

This event is part of Summer Break Baltimore, a fun, free program for all ages that encourages literacy and learning in our community.

Dial-In Information

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://marylandlibraries.zoom.us/j/94458397889?pwd=cjdXVWJRelBMZjRwaDhD…
Passcode: 768863
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Passcode: 768863
International numbers available: https://marylandlibraries.zoom.us/u/aer0vKF4V4

The conversation will also be broadcast on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page. It can be watched after the broadcast on the library’s Facebook Live. Click here for the Live video library.