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Zora’s Daughters: 21st Century Writers

Thursday October 18 2012 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm ET
In-person event


Patrik Henry Bass speaks with writers influenced by the Harlem Renaissance icon Zora Neale Hurston including Emily Raboteau (Searching for Zion),  Valerie Wilson Wesley (former Executive Editor of Essence magazine), Elizabeth Nunez (co-founder of the National Black Writer’s Conference) with performances by award-winning songstress Maya Azucena.

If you are interested in this event, check out some of our past Zora Neale Hurston coverage HERE.


This event is part of New York Public Radio’s participation in The Big Read, a national initiative designed to restore reading to the center of American culture. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

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Event Details

1 hour and 30 minutes
The Greene Space
44 Charlton Street
New York , NY United States

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