What’s an ambassador (to) do?
A story of breakdown and recovery.
“The world knows the book is out. Now I am able to say, you really need to come to Chicago and start talking to black women and not me.”
“[These issues] are not going to revert back to some better and more equitable state, because they did not originate in a better or more equitable state. We must face that, before anything else.”
Author-related events for the month of August.
A historic, fictionalized reinterpretation of a defunct reform school that was once called The Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida.
Regan’s struggles and eventual triumph make “Burn the Place” a riveting read.
A thought-provoking examination of the independence and autonomy of the family unit.
July readings and events.
Throughout what increasingly feels like a poetic rendering of small-town life and the changing of the seasons remains this steadfast figure of the Midwestern matriarch.