The Fire This Time: A Tribute to James Baldwin with Nikky Finney, Randall Kenan, Kevin Young, et al
Wednesday 11 February 2015
Lensic Performing Arts Center
211 West San Francisco Street
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 is the author of a novel, A Visitation of Spirits; two works of non-fiction, Walking on Water: Black… Read full bio.
Kevin Young often finds meaning and inspiration for his poetry in African American music, particularly the blues. His… Read full bio.
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.
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