Celebrate Black History Month with Local Panel on Literature

Celebrate Black History Month with Local Panel on Literature

Sun Staff Reports

Join several local writers and poets at a special event titled “Black Writers & Poets on Black Voice in Literature” on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m.
Panelists include: Anna Allen, Monique Jonath, Norm Mattox, Vernon Keeve and Dr. Raina Leon.
Join host Books Inc. online to hear these five Bay Area poets discuss their works, their reflections on their imagination, and their literary challenges and triumphs as Black poets and writers. Hosted by author and poet Amos White and Kimiko Sugioka, Alameda’s fifth poet Laureate.
The panelists will discuss the answers to questions including:
• What is the sound of Blackness?
• When is Blackness a medium?
• What is the poet’s voice in an antiracist society?
Learn more and join the discussion at www.booksinc.net/event/black-history-month-panel-part-ii or write to amoswhite3@gmail.com.