Mission Creek Festival Presents: Writers of Color Reading Series

April 8, 2022 - 5:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Join us for the Writers of Color Reading Series as part of the Mission Creek Festival Lit Walk. This event will feature a panel of seven author with headliner Tameka Cage Conley

Tameka Cage Conley is a graduate of the fiction program of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was awarded the Truman Capote Fellowship and the Provost Postgraduate Visiting Writer Fellowship in Fiction. Her work is published in Ploughshares, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Callaloo, The African American Review and elsewhere. She has received writing fellowships from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, the Cave Canem Foundation, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and the Vermont Studio Center. The opera for which she wrote the libretto, A Gathering of Sons, was awarded the Bronze Medal in the Society and Social Issues category of the New York Festivals TV and Film Awards

Other panelists TBA