Contact Us

Center for Black Literature at

Medgar Evers College

of the City University of New York

General Contact:

Main Line: (718) 804-8883


Our 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 |

Clarence V. Reynolds
Director, Center for Black Literature (CBL)
Editor-In-Chief, Killens Review of Arts & Letters
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Direct: (718) 804-8881 |

Maēshay k. Lewis
Logistics Coordinator
Direct: (718) 804-8882 |

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 |

Lea Byrd | Digital Marketing Associate
Direct: (718) 804-8886 |

Sharrell Williams | Digital Marketing Associate
Direct: (718) 804-8886 |

Kira Ollivierra | Grants Assistant
General: (718) 804-8883 |


Physical Address:

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.

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

By Subway: 2, 3, 4, and 5, trains to Franklin Avenue Station
Shuttle (S) train to Botanic Garden

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