Showing posts from February, 2019

Afro-American Writers - 2019 Community Read-in

We present portions of a community reading of the work Afro-American writers conducted at the John Jermaine Library in Sag Harbor in February 2019. It was jointly sponsored by the Library and Canios Cultural Café. The readers are:   Rev. Kimberly Johnson, Nancy Myers, Bill Chaleff , Rev. Eda Lorello, Ursala Hegi, Bobbie Cohen, Daria Wishnia, and Gordon Gagliano. They read the work of: Washan Shire (Somali poet), Nicky Grimes, Venture Smith, Everett Hoagland, Audre Lorde,  Daria Wishnia, Bryan Stevenson, and Mohamed Ali. LISTEN HERE: Also:  Chandler Saint talks about the Venture Smith Project and his book about the colonial era freed slave Making Freedom: The Extraordinary Life of Venture Smith at Canios Books Sag Harbor  Introduced by Canios' Maryann Calendrille. listen here