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