The Fire This Time: A Tribute to James Baldwin with Nikky Finney, Randall Kenan, Kevin Young, et al

When:  
Time:  
Wednesday 11 February 2015
7:00 pm
Where:   Lensic Performing Arts Center

211 West San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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 : Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney is the author of four books of poetry and a collection of short stories, including On Wings Made of… Read full bio.

Randall Kenan : Randall Kenan

Randall Kenan is the author of a novel, A Visitation of Spirits; two works of non-fiction, Walking on Water: Black… Read full bio.

 : Kevin Young

Kevin Young often finds meaning and inspiration for his poetry in African American music, particularly the blues. His… Read full bio.

Amy Bloom : Amy Bloom

Amy Bloom is the author of three story collections and two novels, including the recent, Lucky Us of which The New… Read full bio.


About this Event

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.—James Baldwin

James Baldwin (1924-1987) the great American novelist, poet, essayist, playwright, and social critic is celebrated in an evening of readings by poets and writers Amy Bloom, Nikky Finney, Randall Kenan, and Kevin Young.

This event was part of the Lannan Literary series.



Audio from this Event

The Fire This Time: A James Baldwin Tribute, 11 February 2015 | Duration: 1:45:08 | Download this
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Video from this Event

Amy Bloom read from the work of James Baldwin after an introduction by Kevin Young, 11 February 2015.
Nikky Finney read from the work of James Baldwin, 11 February 2015.
Randall Kenan read from the work of James Baldwin, 11 February 2015.
Kevin Young read from the work of James Baldwin, 11 February 2015.
Conversation on James Baldwin with Amy Bloom, Nikky Finney, Randall Kenan, and Kevin Young, 11 February 2015.

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