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 11225
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The year 2016 marks the centennial of the birth of John Oliver Killens. To honor this literary champion, The Center for Black Literature, The Harlem Writers Guild, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will celebrate Killens’s legacy. “John Oliver Killens at 100m” is a pre-conference event to the 13th National Black Writers Conference, and the program will include a reflection on Killens’s life, a discussion on the significance of his works, and dramatic presentations with special guests Malaika Adero, Arthur Flowers, Woodie King Jr., Bernice McFadden, Diane Richards, and Ted Wilson among others who align themselves with Killens’s politics and purpose.

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