Writers Workshop: Perspectives From African Writers with Véronique Tadjo and Rashidah Ismaili
Friday, May 8, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Global bazaar meets county fair at this third annual festival within the PEN World Voices Festival. Discover a world of literature and music in NYU’s beautiful Washington Mews, and its International Houses and Institutes.
Véronique Tadjo (Ivory Coast) is a writer, academic, artist and author of books for young people. The title of Tadjo's latest novel is Loin de mon père (Paris: Actes Sud, 2010).
Rashidah Ismaili (Benin) is an essayist, poet, playwright, activist and conference convener. Ismaili's new novel in linked stories is Autobiography of the Lower East Side (Northampton House Press, 2014). Presented by Africa House and the Institute of African American Affairs.