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Chicago, IL

Organizer since:

December 16, 2012


What was the last book, essay, or short story you read from an African author?

Lara: The Family is like Water by Bernardine Evaristo (loved it!)

We read Contemporary African Literature (published between the mid-20th Century and present-day). Does this interest you?

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How much time are you willing and able to commit to reading (e.g., one book every other month, three short stories per month, etc.)? Be as realistic and specific as you can.

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We have members that live all over Chicago and we have built relationships with organizations in a diversity of neighborhoods as well. Are you willing to commute to participate in our discussions and events?

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Reader, writer, black art enthusiast.

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