A list of FREE Virtual Literature Events all month long!
Now throughSun, February 28, 2021
Fill your calendar with upcoming FREE events on literature and more. You will need to register for each event separately and they can all be found on eventbrite.com Create a free account and you can get notified of your registered event. Enjoy and share with your network! bit.ly/36AH4kJ
What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it? And how can we all honestly reckon with this fraught history and free ourselves from its burden?
SHAC and the Hoffman Estates Chapter of The Links present the 3rd Annual (Virtual) Black History Month Short Film Festival! RSVP: https://bit.ly/Films2021
Four Hundred Souls is a unique one-volume “community” history of African Americans. Ibram X. Kendi along with co-editor, award-winning historian Keisha N. Blain, assembled 90 writers to consider the 400-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/between-the-lines-four-hundred-souls-registration-134337792955
Public readings of fiction and poetry The Poets & Writers Series is sponsored by the Temple University MFA Program in Creative Writing, with the assistance of the Richard Moyer Fund and the Department of English. Each year a number of poets and fiction writers are invited to read from and discuss their work to members of both the Temple community and the local Philadelphia arts scene. All events are free and open to the public.
We round out Black History month and celebrate Black voices in children's literature. Featuring four favorite Tandem authors talking about why they write, what their books are about, and what they want children and grownups to take away from reading them!
Unearth PBS digital resources you can use to expand Black History Month in February and throughout the year.