Virtual Event: Writing our Ancestors with Boston Review
TYEHIMBA JESS, CHESWAYO MPHANZA, DOMENICA RUTA, SONIA SANCHEZ, and YEOH JO-ANN
moderated by ADAM MCGEE, ED PAVLIĆ, and IVELISSE RODRIGUEZ
March 11, 2021
7:00 PM ET
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Harvard Book Store's virtual event series and the Boston Review welcome acclaimed writers and contributors TYEHIMBA JESS, CHESWAYO MPHANZA, DOMENICA RUTA, SONIA SANCHEZ, and YEOH JO-ANN for a discussion of Ancestors, the Winter 2021 issue of the Review. Their discussion will be moderated by editors ADAM MCGEE, ED PAVLIĆ, and IVELISSE RODRIGUEZ.
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It is rare now for people to stay where they were raised, and when we encounter one another—whether in person or online—it is usually in contexts that obscure, if not outright hide, details about our past. But even in moments of pure self-invention, we are always shaped by the past.
In Ancestors, some of today's most imaginative writers—including science fiction master Samuel R. Delany, U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, and novelist Zadie Smith—consider what it means to be made and fashioned by others.
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