Lucia Pier writes:
Celebrated essayist and former Wes professor of English, African American Studies, and American Studies Gayle Pemberton will read and discuss her work at Russell House on Wednesday.
Pemberton is the author of The Hottest Water in Chicago: Notes of a Native Daughter and the forthcoming The Road to Gravure: Black Women and American Cinema. Her work appears in many major anthologies including The Art of The Personal Essay. Pemberton has been a Guggenheim Fellow and W.E.B DuBois Fellow at Harvard.
A reception will follow. Contact Lucia at russellhouse@wes for info.
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 17
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Russell House