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Cover, Glory Edim, ed. Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves (Penguin Random House, 2018)

Brooklyn Talks: Well-Read Black Girl with Glory Edim

Thursday, November 1, 2018

7–10 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Come together for the release of Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, an inspiring new anthology of essays by Black women writers—including Jesmyn Ward, Jacqueline Woodson, Gabourey Sidibe, and more—on the importance of recognition in literature. Glory Edim, editor of the volume and founder of the popular Well-Read Black Girl book club, hosts a conversation with contributing writers Nicole Dennis-Benn, Jamia Wilson, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Carla Bruce-Eddings, Renée Watson, Mahogany Browne, and Bsrat Mezghebe, followed by a book signing and a reception with music by DJ Reborn.

Tickets are $16 and include Museum admission; $35 including a copy of the book. Members receive 10% off. To receive the Member code, email membership@brooklynmuseum.org with your full name and Membership ID. Not a Member? Join today!

To request accommodations such as assistive listening devices, American Sign Language interpretation, and open captioning, email us at access@brooklynmuseum.org.