Literature is Liberating

Feb 4, 2023

Crosstown Concourse
1350 Concourse Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
United States

Feb 4, 2023 at 11:00am to 5:00pm
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Free and open to the public!

Presented by Crosstown Concourse and Cafe Noir, Literature is Liberating Fest is free and open to the community literary festival celebrating Black authors and African American literature that includes vendors, author discussions, book signings, literary panels, writing workshops for kids and adults, a youth story hourcrafts, and more!


Central Atrium, 1st floor

11 am – 5 pm — Vendorsfree crafts, and DJ Alpha Whiskey throughout the day on the first floor of the Central Atrium

12-1 pm —  TBD

Central Atrium, 2nd floor

12:15-1:15 pm —  Youth Reading Hour with Ali Manning (Big Stairs)

1:30-2:30 pm —  Youth Writing Workshop with Ali Manning

East Atrium

11:15 am-12:15 pm — Dr. Jacqueline TrimbleDr. Shelby Crosby, and Dr. Terrence Tucker – African American literary panel discussion

3-4 pm Michelle Duster book discussion/signing

4:15-5 pm Nubia Yasin spoken word/book signing