Featured Participants of the 17th National Black Writers Conference

All That We Carry: Where Do We Go From Here?

These esteemed writers will gather at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 – Saturday, March 23, 2024

List in formation

Opening Keynote Speaker

Michael Eric Dyson

in conversation with

Farah Jasmine Griffin


Peniel E. Joseph

Paul Coates

Percival Everett

Bernice McFadden


Tiya Miles

Kwame Dawes

Patricia Spear Jones

Gloria Browne-Marshall

Marita Golden

Bettina Love

Jelani Cobb

Marc Lamont Hill

Khalil Gilbran Muhammad

Edwidge Danticat

Karen Hunter

Kevin Powell

Jacqueline Woodson

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