Confirmed Speakers of the 2023 National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium

Diasporic Visions: Celebrating Black Speculative Fiction

These esteemed writers will gather at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn (Friday, March 31 – Saturday, April 1). Learn more about them. Click their images below to read their bios!

⭐ Click HERE to explore the full program and to register.

Pheolyn Allen

Reynaldo Anderson

Mo Beasley

Tananarive Due

Tim Fielder

Walter Gordon

Jewelle Gomez

Clarence A. Haynes

DaMaris B. Hill

Jesse J. Holland

Deirdre Hollman

Rhonda Jackson

Anita Kopacz

Karima K. Jeffrey-Legette

Hess Love

Julia Mallory

Chamara Moore

Wayétu Moore

Jewell Parker Rhodes
(NBWC2023 Honoree)

Leslye Penelope

Mudiwa Pettus

Rasheedah Phillips

Dr. Edith Rock Writing Workshop for Elders

Jarvis Sheffield

Christine Taylor-Butler

Sheree Renée Thomas
(NBWC2023 Honoree)

Carlyle Van Thompson

Ytasha Womack

Doñela C. Wright

Cathie Wright-Lewis

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