Alice & Imani
Details: Wed, May 11 2022 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Virtual
Join National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker for this conversation about the publication of her edited journals, Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker, 1965 – 2000. An intimate glimpse into Walker’s growth as an artist and intellectual, Gathering Blossoms Under Fire offers rare insights into a literary legend’s thoughts, feelings and experiences on topics that range from marriage to blossoming sexuality to writing The Color Purple, and more. The conversation is led by Imani Perry, professor of African-American Studies at Princeton University, scholar of literary and cultural studies, and author of numerous works of creative nonfiction, including, most recently, South to America.
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