The year 2017 marks the centennial of the birth of Gwendolyn Brooks, a formidable literary figure and a lifelong chronicler of Black life in America who expressed Black experiences in America with her artistic, courageous, and politically charged poetry and prose.
2017 National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium
“Our Miss Brooks: A Centennial Celebration”
Saturday, March 25, 2017; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Registration opens at 10 a.m. (program begins at 11 a.m.)
Medgar Evers College, CUNY; Founders Auditorium
1650 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Admission for Symposium- [Does not include reception.]
Pre-registration ends March 17, 2016.
General Donation: $10 pre- reg/ $20 on-site
Student/ Senior/ Faculty (with ID): $5 / $10 on-site
Free for Medgar Evers College, CUNY Students (with ID)
Evening Reception Donation: $30