150th Anniversary

Wayétu Moore, Distinguished Visiting Writer | Raymond Carver Reading Series

December 4, 2019 at 5:30pm6:30pm

Huntington Beard Crouse Hall (HBC), Gifford Auditorium

Wayétu Moore is the author of She Would Be King, released by Graywolf Press. Her writing can be found in The Paris ReviewFrieze MagazineGuernicaThe Atlantic Magazine and other publications. She has been featured in The Economist MagazineNPRNBCBET and ABC, among others, for her work in advocacy for diversity in children’s literature. Moore is an Africana Studies lecturer at City University of New York’s John Jay College and lives in Brooklyn, NY. She is also the founder of One Moore Book.

The Raymond Carver Reading Series features twelve to fourteen prominent writers yearly as part of a large undergraduate class taught by TAs from the Creative Writing Program. All readings are preceded by a question and answer session from 3:45-4:30 p.m. The public is welcome.

The readings have been recorded and are in the process of being made available online by Bird Library at SUrface.

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This event was first published on August 30, 2019 and last updated on November 4, 2019.


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