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Friday, March 11, 2022

7:00 PM   |  Don Tatzin Community Hall

Lafayette Library and
Learning Center Foundation

In partnership with

New Literary Project presents
 

Danielle Evans

In conversation with

Donna Jones

UC Berkeley English Dept., Associate Professor

JOIN US!  Space available. Online registration has closed.

Doors open at 6:30PM
 

Award-winning author Danielle Evans brings her signature voice and insight into the subjects of race, grief, and American History, in a conversation with Donna Jones, UC Berkeley English Department, Associate Professor.

 

Evans is the author of two award-winning short story collections.The Office of Historical Corrections won multiple awards including the PEN American Robert W. Bingham Prize. Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self won the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize and The Bridge Book Award. She is the 2021 winner of the New Literary Project Joyce Carol Oates Prize.

Professor Donna Jones serves as Core Faculty for the Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory and the Science, Technology and Society Center. She is on the Advisory Board for the Interdisciplinary Studies Field Major, and is also affiliated with Gender and Women's Studies. She also serves as a juror for the New Literary Project Joyce Carol Oates Prize.

This programs is made possible thanks to donations to the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation.

Proof of vaccination will be required at the door. Masks will be required inside the building.
Books are available at Orinda Books, LLLC Foundation book store partner.
 

To learn more about the New Literary Project click HERE.
 



 

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