A Literary Salon with Marita Golden
In Conversation with Malaika Adero
Thursday, September 14, 2017
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
RestorationART, Skylight Gallery
1368 Fulton St.
Brooklyn, NY 11216
This event is free and open to the public.
RSVP IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.
The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, in partnership with RestorationART, presents a literary salon featuring Marita Golden, best-selling author of the recently published The Wide Circumference of Love, a moving story about an African-American family dealing with the drama, love, and devotion in the face of Alzheimer’s disease.
This literary gathering will feature a discussion with the author about Alzheimer’s and its impact on the African-American community. Golden will be in conversation with Malaika Adero, writer, book developer, agent, and founder of Adero Literary Tribe LLC. Golden will also read from her recent work and sign her books. A literary mingle with hors d’oeuvres and wine will follow.
THIS IS AN OFFICIAL 2017 BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL EVENT
About the Author:
Marita Golden is the author of over a dozen works of fiction and nonfiction, Marita Golden’s works are favorites with book clubs, used in college courses from literature to sociology around the country, and are recognized as having added depth and complexity to the canon of contemporary African American writing. From maritagolden.com
About the Book:
The Wide Circumference of Love: A Novel
Diane Tate certainly hasn’t. She never expected to slowly lose her talented husband to the debilitating effects of early-onset dementia. As a respected family court judge, she’s spent her life making tough calls, but when her sixty-eight-year-old husband’s health worsens and Diane is forced to move him into an assisted living facility, it seems her world is spinning out of control.” Read more.
Directions to Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration:
Subway: A/C trains to Nostrand Ave. Station
B25 and B44 buses to Fulton St. at New York Avenue
Brooklyn Book Festival, Sunday, September 17, 2017
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, 10 a.m. – 6.p.m.
For more information, visit brooklynbookfestival.org.
The Center for Black Literature, Booth #314