Event | Lectures and Symposia The Art of the Memoir

Date and Location

  • When: Thursday, May 27, 2021

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

  • This presentation will premiere on both Facebook External and YouTube External. The presentation will be available for viewing afterwards at those sites and in the Library's Event Videos collection.

  • Where: Online Only

Part of National Book Festival Presents

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Poet Cathy Park Hong (“Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning”) and novelist Wayétu Moore (“The Dragons, the Giant, the Women”), both nominees for the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography, discuss how their memoirs give voice to history and speak to the present moment.

This is part of National Book Festival Presents, a year-round series that features high-caliber authors, their books and corresponding Library treasures.