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Brenda M. Greene, Ph.D
Founder and Executive Director
Professor of English, Medgar Evers College, CUNY

Clarence V. Reynolds
Director of Literary Programs
Editor-in-Chief, Killens Review of Arts & Letters


Amber Magruder
Project Manager

April R. Silver
Director, Communications and Marketing
silver@centerforblackliterature.org and pr@akilaworksongs.com

Lea Byrd
Communications and Marketing Associate

Kel Spencer
Director, Re-Envisioning Our Lives through Literature (R.O.L.L.) Program

Eisa Nefertari Ulen
Workshop Leader, Dr. Edith Rock Writing Workshop for Elders

Donna Hill
Workshop Leader, Fiction Writing

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CBL is located at the School of Professional and Community Development
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
1534 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11216

Primary Email: info@centerforblackliterature.org
Primary Phone: (718) 804-8883
Office of Communications: (718) 756-8501

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Center for Black Literature
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
1650 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11225

Medgar Evers College is one of 25 colleges that make up the City University of New York (CUNY). As such, the campus is still operating virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click HERE to learn more about plans to re-open.

CUNY is the nation’s largest urban public university. Founded in 1847 as the nation’s first free public institution of higher education, it has 25 colleges in New York City’s five boroughs. Learn more HERE.

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Center for Black Literature
at Medgar Evers College, CUNY (CBL)
1534 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11216

Primary Phone: (718) 804-8883
Primary Email: info@centerforblackliterature.org

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