Literature is Liberating
1350 Concourse Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
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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 hour, crafts, and more!
Central Atrium, 1st floor
11 am – 5 pm — Vendors, free 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
11:15 am-12:15 pm — Dr. Jacqueline Trimble, Dr. 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