This conversation is part of the York Region Arts Council’s Black History Month celebration of Black Excellence through art.
This is an intimate discussion that will explore the importance of Black storytelling, the power of stories as vehicles for conversations about Black identity and representation, and the different ways each of these authors celebrates and explores their culture through their writing.
– Lalaa Comrie (moderator) is an afro-caribbean poet, award-winning writer, literacy advocate, book blogger, and host of the getting lit podcast.
– Andrea Thompson is a writer, spoken word artist, educator, and editor.
– Kern Carter a writer and author of Boys and Girls Screaming, along with two self-published novels.
– Greg Frankson is the founder and CEO of Voice Share Inc.
By: Experience York Region
Title: TELLING BLACK CANADIAN STORIES: THE TRANSFORMATIVE BEAUTY OF BLACK STORYTELLING
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