Hurston/Wright Foundation | Legacy Award Nominees Reading at Busboys and Poets on October 22, 2015
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Legacy Award Nominees Reading at Busboys and Poets on October 22, 2015

We Celebrate the 2015 Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards

Nominees for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards
in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry read from their nominated books on
the eve of the Legacy Awards Ceremony

Thursday October 22, 6:30 p. m.

Busboys and Poets Brookland 625 Monroe Street N.E.

  • Ishmael Beah author of the novel Radiance of Tomorrow
  • Saladin Ambar author of Malcolm X at Oxford Union
  • Geffrey Davis author of the poetry collection Revising the Storm
  • Brian Gilmore author of the poetry collection We Didn’t Know Any Gangsters

Busboys and Poets 14th and V Street N.W.

  • Tiphanie Yanique author of the novel Land of Love and Drowning
  • Laila Lalami author of the novel The Moor’s Account
  • Charles E. Cobb author of This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed
  • Roger Reeves author of the poetry collection King Me

 

Please note that the readings at each location will begin at 6:30

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