Event Lectures and Symposia Colson Whitehead's New York

Date and Location

  • When: Monday, March 29, 2021

    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

  • This event will be livestreamed on YouTube External. It will be available for viewing afterwards in the Library's Event Videos collection.

  • Where: Online Only

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The 2020 recipient of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, Colson Whitehead, in conversation with the director of New York’s Empire Center for the Book, Rocco Staino. The two-time Pulitzer winner talks about growing up in New York, where he continues to live, and how it has influenced his writing.

This is the first in a series of events with the Center for the Book Affiliates and featuring Library of Congress honorees.