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.


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.

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