John Oliver Killens Virtual Reading Series
The Art of the Short Story: An Evening with
Danielle Evans and Jocelyn Nicole Johnson
Thursday, October 14, 2021
6:30 PM–8:00 PM ET
The Center for Black Literature will present a conversation and reading with authors Danielle Evans and Jocelyn Nicole Johnson. Johnson’s debut collection of short stories is My Monticello: Fiction (Henry Holt & Co., 2021). In the title story, Johnson tells of a diverse group of Charlottesville neighbors fleeing violent white supremacists. Evans brings her signature voice and insight to the subjects of race, grief, apology, and American history in The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories (Riverhead Books, 2020). She is the award-winning author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self (Riverhead Books, 2010).
This is a free virtual event. All are welcome.
To register for the event, visit the Center for Black Literature page here.