CBL Staff

Brenda M. Greene, Ph.D.
Founder and Executive Director, Center for Black Literature (CBL)
Professor of English, Medgar Evers College, CUNY
CBL Office: (718) 804-8873 | English Office: (718) 270-4941 | bgreene@mec.cuny.eduClarence V. Reynolds
Director, Center for Black Literature (CBL)
Editor-In-Chief, Killens Review of Arts & Letters
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Direct: (718) 804-8881 | creynolds@mec.cuny.edu

Maēshay k. Lewis
Logistics Coordinator
Direct: (718) 804-8882 | mlewis@mec.cuny.edu

Kel Spencer
Program Director, Re-Envisioning Our Lives through Literature (ROLL) Youth Literacy Program

Ayana Koné | Bookkeeper/Accounting and Grants Assistant
Direct: (718) 804-8884 | akone@mec.cuny.edu

Lea Byrd | Digital Marketing Associate
Direct: (718) 804-8886 | Lea@akilaworksongs.com

Sharrell Williams | Digital Marketing Associate
Direct: (718) 804-8886 | shawilliams@mec.cuny.edu

Kira Ollivierra | Grants Assistant
General: (718) 804-8883 | kollivierra@mec.cuny.edu


Center for Black Literature
School of Professional and Community Development
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
1534 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11216

  • Visitation by appointment only. Courier and hand deliveries are accepted at this location.
  • By subway: 2, 3, 4, and 5, trains to the Franklin Avenue Station -or- shuttle (S) train to Botanic Garden

Official Mailing Address:
Center for Black Literature
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
1650 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225