Write America: Emily Bernard and Robert Lopez

Join us for the eighty-second episode of Write America on Monday November 14th featuring Emily Bernard and Robert Lopez as they read and discuss their works- intimating how the deep divisions in the country may be healed by the quiet power of art.
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About the authors:

EMILY BERNARD was born and grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, and received her PhD in American studies from Yale University. She has been the recipient of grants from the Ford Foundation, the NEH, and a W. E. B. Du Bois Resident Fellowship at Harvard University. Her essays have been published in journals and anthologies, among them The American Scholar, Best American Essays, and Best African American Essays. She is the Julian Lindsay Green and Gold Professor of English at the University of Vermont.

ROBERT LOPEZ is the author of three novels, Part of the World, Kamby Bolongo Mean River —named one of 25 important books of the decade by HTML Giant, All Back Full, and two story collections, Asunder and Good People. A new book, A Better Class Of People, was published in March of this year. His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry has appeared in dozens of publications, including Bomb, The Threepenny Review, Vice Magazine, New England Review, The Sun, and the Norton Anthology of Sudden Fiction – Latino. He teaches at Pratt Institute and Stony Brook University. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Monday, November 14, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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A Better Class of People By Robert Lopez Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950539420
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Published: Dzanc Books - March 22nd, 2022

Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine By Emily Bernard Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101972410
Published: Vintage - December 3rd, 2019