Sunday Sep 22

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Saturday Sep 21

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MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 16 - 23

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John Keene

John Keene’s books include Annotations, Counternarratives, which received a 2016 American Book Award, a 2016 Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, and the UK’s inaugural Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses in 2017; and several individual and collaborative collections of poetry. He is also the translator for Brazilian author, Hilda Hilst’s Letters from a Seducer. In 2018, he received a Windham-Campbell Literary Prize for Fiction. He chairs the African American and African Studies Department and teaches English and creative writing at Rutgers University-Newark.

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