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Jesmyn Ward, Author

Presented by:
Arts at Emory
Emory's Robert W. Woodruff Library

Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Event Description

National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward delivers the 2013 Phillis Wheatley Reading at Emory University as part of the 2013-2014 Creative Writing Reading Series. Ward will give the free public reading in the Joseph W. Jones Room of the Woodruff Library. There will be a book signing immediately afterward. Ward’s newest project, “The Men We Reaped,” is a memoir about the loss of her brother and other young black men in her hometown of DeLisle, Miss. The book is receiving critical acclaim, with The New York Times describing it as “raw, beautiful and dangerous.”

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Venue Information

Emory's Robert W. Woodruff Library
540 Asbury Circle
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404-727-6861

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