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Sep26
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:30pm

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah is an American essayist whose work has appeared in GQ, The Paris Review, The Believer, and The New York Times Magazine,

Oct18
Frick Fine Arts Building, Auditorium, 650 Schenley Drive   Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:30pm

Chinelo Okparanta is the author of a story collection, Happiness, Like Water, and a novel, Under the Udala Trees. In 2017, she was named one

Nov08
Frick Fine Arts Building, Auditorium, 650 Schenley Drive   Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:30pm

Bhanu Kapil is the author of a number of full-length works of poetry, including The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers, Incubation: A Space for Monsters,

Jan31
Frick Fine Arts Building, Auditorium, 650 Schenley Drive     Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 7:30pm

Cristina García is the author of seven novels, including Dreaming in CubanThe Agüero SistersKing of Cuba, and the

Feb21
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 7:30pm

Joshua Bennett is the author of The Sobbing School, which was a National Poetry Series selection and a finalist for an NAACP Image Award for