2012 – 2013 John Oliver Killens Reading Series

February 2013 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation: The Legacy of Black Civil War Soldiers Featuring NY1’s Cheryl Wills, Author of “Die Free: A Heroic Family Tale” Sponsor: Black History Month Committee Tuesday, February 26, 2013 […]

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Elders' Workshop


ELDERS WRITING WORKSHOP A Collaboration with the Center for Black Literature and Siloam Presbyterian Church   Elders Writing Workshop / Tales of Our Times Since 2003, the Center for Black Literature has sponsored the Elders […]


SONIA SANCHEZ 80th B’day Fete

The Center for Black Literature • AKILA WORKSONGS • African Voices Magazine • The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture • Tai Allen [Arts+Craft, Inc.] present… CELEBRATE SONIA! The Official NYC 80th Birthday Party […]

National Black Writers Conference

NBWC: Las Comadres Y Compadres Latino Writers Conference

Las Comadres, in collaboration with Medgar Evers College, CUNY; The National Black Writers Conference, the English Department, and ALAS-Association for Latin American Studies present: The 3rd ANNUAL COMADRES & COMPADRES LATINO WRITERS CONFERENCE, an Extension […]

"Writers on Writing" Radio Show

Esther Cooper, “Freedomways Magazine” July 13, 2014

Archive: Dr. Greene’s Interview with Esther Cooper Jackson, former managing editor of Freedomways magazine, a periodical devoted to furthering the civil rights struggle. In this interview, Dr. Greene and Cooper Jackson discuss the importance of […]

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Annette Leach, “Song of the Shaman” 6-22-2014

Dr. Greene’s Interview with writer, Annette Leach, on June 22, 2014. Leach, the founder of the Black Literacy Club, spoke about her book “Song of the Shaman,” the writing process, motherhood, the research process for […]

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Michael Eric Dyson, June 15, 2014

Dr. Greene’s Interview with Professor, theologian and author of over 10 books, Michael Eric Dyson on June 15, 2014, who is best known for his appearances on CNN, NPR and MSBC, talks about his life, […]

"Writers on Writing" Radio Show

Morowa Yejide, “Time of the Locust” 6-10-2014

Clarence Reynolds, the director of the Center for Black Literature, interviewed author, Morowa Yejide, on June 10, 2014 and talked about her book, “Time of the Locust,” writing through the lens of magical realism, how […]