The National Black Writers Conference is a public program that provides writers, scholars, literary professionals, students, and the general public with a forum for expanding their knowledge and reading of Black literature and for engaging in dynamic and spirited conversations, panel discussions, readings, workshops, and performances on conference themes and on future trends in the literature of Black writers.

Highlights & Special Events


Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove and Literary Pioneer Charles Johnson Among the Honorees at the 13th National Black Writers Conference at Medgar Evers College […]

John Oliver Killens at 100!


John Oliver Killens at 100! Thursday, March 17, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Founders Auditorium Medgar Evers College, CUNY 1650 Bedford Ave. Brooklyn, NY […]

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