Writing Studies: Making Family Fiction
A public reading and conversation with novelist, filmmaker and co-founder of Black Film Space, Lande Yoosuf and writer Melanie Curran.
Apr 11th, 5:30pm
George Segal Gallery
Montclair State University
Making Family Fiction is a public reading and conversation with novelist, filmmaker and co-founder of Black Film Space, Lande Yoosuf. Yoosuf will read from her debut novel, Ko-Foe: The Story of a Nigerian Muslim Family in The New York Diaspora. The conversation will be led by Montclair First-Year Writing faculty and creative writer, Melanie Beth Curran. This dialogue will consider how an artist transmutes their personal identity, family traditions, and community fluency into the fictional form. What difficulties and triumphs arise from this process?
Students, faculty, and the public are all invited to attend. This event will be held at the beautiful George Segal Gallery at Montclair State University. Our conversation seeks to compliment Caroline Garcia’s Dancing on Axes and Spears, currently on view in the gallery space.
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