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04.18.2019 | Naomi Jackson Reading | Free

April 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Categories: Literature & Poetry


Washington University in St. Louis: The MFA Program Spring Reading Series 2019

Naomi Jackson is author of the novel The Star Side of Bird Hill, which was longlisted for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize, among others. Star Side was named an Honor Book for Fiction by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. Jackson has taught at the University of Iowa, University of Pennsylvania, City College of New York, and Oberlin College. Jackson was born and raised in Brooklyn by West Indian parents.

The event is free and open to the public. Copies of Naomi Jackson’s books will be available for purchase courtesy of Subterranean Books.

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