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IN PRAISE OF TONI MORRISON’S ENDURING LEGACY
August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
In collaboration with the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, the Center for Fiction hosts an evening of readings, music, reflection, and gratitude in celebration of the life and legacy of Toni Morrison.
Music by Craig Harris, Vincent Chancey, Jay Rodriguez, Omar Kabir, Richard Fairfax, Lee Odom, and Peter Lin.
Readings from Morrison’s fiction (in order of appearance): Erroll McDonald, Monique Truong, Keisha-Gaye Anderson, Idra Novey, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Mahogany L. Browne, Tyehimba Jess, Simeon Marsalis, Kia Corthron, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Mariam Bazeed, Regina Porter, De’Shawn Charles Winslow, Dr. Brenda Greene, Jennifer Lin, and Tiphanie Yanique.