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Kimbilio LitFest to feature poet Tyehimba Jess and author Bernice L. McFadden

September 28, 2016

Who: Award-winning poet Tyehimba Jess
and best-selling novelist Bernice L. McFadden.
 
   
What: A reception, reading and book signing.
   

Jess’s new collection Olio has been called “Encyclopedic, ingenious, and abundant…” by Publisher’s Weekly‘s starred review, and a “daring collection, which blends forthright, musically acute language with portraiture” by Library Journal.  

McFadden’s Book of Harlan follows a Georgia-born musician who flourishes in New York during the Harlem Renaissance. His music takes him to Montmartre, Paris, where his ambitions collide with history when the Germans occupy the city. 
   

When: Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. 
   
Where: Dallas Hall
McCord Auditorium (Room 0306) 
   
Cost: Free and open to the public
    
More Info Department of English
214-768-2945
mfelipe@smu.edu
    
Related Link: https://kimbiliolitfest2016.wordpress.com/

 

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