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Writers @ Newark Reading Series

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Express Newark Lecture Hall
Hahne & Co Building
54 Halsey Street, 2nd Fl
Newark, NJ 07102
Newark NJ, 07102

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Ashley Davison

Express Newark

This program brings adequate writers of various genres to interact with a diverse audience of students, faculty, and the public to hear about their stories.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Wayétu Moore is the author of “She Would Be King”, published by Graywolf Press in 2018. She is the founder of One Moore Book, a non-profit publisher of culturally relevant children’s books. Her writing can be found in The Paris Review, Frieze Magazine, Guernica, The Atlantic Magazine and other publications. Moore is an Africana Studies lecturer at City University of New York’s John Jay College, and founding faculty member of the Randolph College MFA program. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.


Phillip B. Williams is a Chicago, IL native and author of “Thief in the Interior”, winner of the 2017 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and a 2017 Lambda Literary award. He received a 2017 Whiting Award and 2013 Ruth Lilly Fellowship. Williams is the coeditor in chief of the online journal Vinyl and currently teaches at Bennington College.

April 7, 2020

Tommy Orange’s debut novel, “There There”, received the 2018 PEN America Hemingway Award for the distinguished new novel, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in fiction. Orange is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oakland, California.

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