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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

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Join the Schomburg Shop for a special conversation and book signing with Glory Edim, founder and author of Well Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves, during its special Harlem Holiday Marketplace.

In this timely anthology, Glory Edim brings together original essays by some of the best black women writers to shine a light on how important it is that we all—regardless of gender, race, religion, or ability—have the opportunity to find ourselves in literature. Contributors include Jesmyn Ward (Sing, Unburied, Sing), Lynn Nottage (Sweat), Jacqueline Woodson (Another Brooklyn), Gabourey Sidibe (This Is Just My Face), Morgan Jerkins (This Will Be My Undoing), Tayari Jones (An American Marriage), Rebecca Walker (Black, White and Jewish), and Barbara Smith (Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology)

Well-Read Black Girl (WRBG) is a book club turned literary festival based in Brooklyn, NY that provides a vital space for Black women readers and writers to connect and grow in conversation. Since launching in 2015, WRBG has steadily grown into a thriving online community of 109K passionate Instagram followers. Its goal is to showcase the universality of Black women through literature. Through reading, the WRBG community addresses racial inequity in publishing and pays homage to the literary legacies of Black women writers such as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Maya Angelou.


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Events are free and open to all, but due to space constraints registration is requested. We generally overbook to ensure a full house. Registered guests are given priority check-in 15 to 30 minutes before start time. After the event starts all registered seats are released regardless of registration, so we recommend that you arrive early.

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Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

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Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Ayofemi Kirby at ayofemikirby@nypl.org.

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