Beyond Margins: A Critical Perspective
October 15 | Housing Works Used Bookstore Café | NYC
With Joseph Marshall III, Ibrahim Ahmad, Margo Jefferson, and Rigoberto González; moderated by Jane Ciabattari.
PEN American Center and the National Book Critics Circle present a panel discussion in conjunction with the 2008 Beyond Margins Celebration on the critic’s role in championing the works of writers of color.
Margo Jefferson, Pulitzer award-winning critic
Rigoberto González, writer, NBCC board member
Jabari Assim, editor, scholar in Residence of U of Illinois
Joseph Marshall III, writer, winner of a 2008 PEN Beyond Margins Award
Ibrahim Ahmad, Akashic Books, editor of two 2008 PEN Beyond Margins award-winning books by Chris Abani and Amari Baraka
Jane Ciabattari, NBCC president and PEN member