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I Got a Story to Tell: Short Readings and Book Preview
Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 07:00pm - 09:00pm

I Got a Story to Tell: Short Readings w/ a Book Preview by Mychal Denzel Smith (hosted by The Nation Institute)

Mychal Denzel Smith is the author of Nation Books' upcoming Invisible Man Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education. A Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute and contributing writer for the Nation and Femenisting.com, Mychal is one of the country's most prominent young writers on race. His book delivers an intimate, unflinching account of what it means to be a young black man in America in the age of Obama, mass incarceration, and police brutality.
Tonight Smith will emcee, introducing each person to do a short reading followed by a preview reading from his upcoming book.

 

Speakers:
Josie Duffy is a lawyer that writes full time, as a staff-writer for Daily Kos and as Chief Editor at Seven Scribes
Darnell Moore, is a senior correspondent at Mic and co-managing editor of The Feminist Wire
Jamilah Lemieux is the Senior Editor for EBONY Magazine, and a writer who specializes in topics of race, gender and pop culture
Hannah Giorgis writes at the intersections of race, gender, and (pop) culture at Buzzfeed
Natasha Lennard writes angry political analysis for the Intercept, Fusion and (until its coming demise) Al Jazeera America
Durga Chew-Bose is a writer living in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in The New Inquiry, Matter, Hazlitt, Buzzfeed Ideas, GQ, among other publications. She is currently working on her first collection of essays

 

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