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Kitchen Table Literary Arts is celebrating the life and work of black women writers because our stories matter!
We will read autobiographies and memoirs of television hosts, entertainers, political and transgender rights activists, poets, journalists, anthropologists, professors, and all around American writers with monthly meet-ups!

Upcoming events (5+)

Jenifer Lewis' "The Mother of Black Hollywood"

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In the month of May we honor mothers. So, for this month of #YearofMemoirs, let’s read Jenifer Lewis’ 2017 memoir, The Mother of Black Hollywood. Lewis is an actress, singer, and activist. She is best known as everyone’s mother in What’s Love Got to Do with It, The Brothers, Think Like a Man and Black-ish. Feel free to bring your own refreshments and/or snacks to share. Meet up sponsor: Blue Sage Eco Boutique

Jesmyn Ward's "Men we Reaped"

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Our next #YearofMemoirs is Jesmyn Ward’s Men we Reaped. Ward is a novelist and professor of English. Ward’s most notable works is Salvage the Bones and Sing, Unburied, Sing. Feel free to bring your own refreshments and/or snacks to share. Meet up sponsor: Blue Sage Eco Boutique

Helena Andrew's "Bitch is the New Black"

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This month’s #YearofMemoirs is Helena Andrew’s “Bitch is the New Black”. Andrew is a journalist and currently a columnist for The Washington Post. Feel free to bring your own refreshments and/or snacks to share. Meet up sponsor: Blue Sage Eco Boutique

Assata Shakur's "Assata: An Autobiograpy"

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Happy Black August! This month we will be reading former Black Liberation Army member, Assata Shakur’s Assata: An Autobiography. Shakur is most known for receiving political asylum from Cuba, after escaping prison. Feel free to bring your own refreshments and/or snacks to share. Meet up sponsor: Blue Sage Eco Boutique

Past events (3)

Asha Bandele’s "The Prisoner’s Wife"

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