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National Black Writers Conference

Brooklyn, New York
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The 2016 National Black Writers Conference was held from March 31 to April 3 at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York. The conference featured readings, panels, and roundtable discussions on the theme of “Writing Race; Embracing Difference.” Featured writers included poet and honorary chair Rita Dove; fiction writers Edwidge Danticat and Charles Johnson; and nonfiction writer Michael Eric Dyson. The cost of the conference was $65 ($35 for students, faculty, and seniors). Registration was available prior to the conference and on-site. Visit the website for more information.

National Black Writers Conference, Center for Black Literature, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, 1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225. (718) 804-8883.

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