The 2020 National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium was held from March 26 to March 29 at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York. The symposium featured panel discussions, a townhall meeting, writing workshops, film screenings, and readings. This year’s theme was “Activism, Identity, and Race: Playwrights and Screenwriters at the Crossroads.” Participating writers included poets Tracie Morris and Carl Hancock Rux; fiction writers Kia Corthron, Walter Mosley, and Shay Youngblood; and nonfiction writers Sandra Adell and Imani Perry. The cost of the conference was $65 for four days or $25 for one day with advanced registration. Onsite registration was also available for $80 for four days or $35 for one day. Visit the website for more information.
National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium, Center for Black Literature, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York, 1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225.