Reading with Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

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Reading with Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

The Cleopatra Mathis Poetry & Prose Series welcomes essayist Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah to Sanborn Library for a reading of her work on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 at 4:30 PM.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Sanborn Library
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah's essays have appeared in publications such as The New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Paris Review, and The Believer, and have been anthologized in the Best American Essays series, 2017. Her work includes "When the Lights Shut Off: Kendrick Lamar and the Decline of the Black Blues Narrative", "The Radical Vision of Toni Morrison", and the National Magazine Award finalist "If He Hollers Let Him Go: Searching for Dave Chappelle ten years after he left his own show." She is author of the forthcoming book, The Explainers and the Explorers, which will address the self-definition of black America in the 21st century.

For more by and about Ms. Kaadzi Ghansah, click on the following links.

"A Most American Terrorist: The Making of Dylann Roof," Gentleman's Quarterly, August 21, 2017

"Zadie Smith On the Young Writer Who Teaches Her Everything: When Zadie Smith recommends a new writer, you sit up and listen," Elle, June 13, 2016

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.


For more information, contact:
Erin Bennett

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.