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ONLINE A Conversation with Novelist Jesmyn Ward

in association with Illinois Libraries Present

2023-06-06 19:00:00 2023-06-06 20:00:00 America/Chicago ONLINE A Conversation with Novelist Jesmyn Ward Save the Date! Registration coming soon! Join us for an evening with National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. Downers Grove Public Library -

Tuesday, June 06
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-06 19:00:00 2023-06-06 20:00:00 America/Chicago ONLINE A Conversation with Novelist Jesmyn Ward Save the Date! Registration coming soon! Join us for an evening with National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. Downers Grove Public Library -

Save the Date! Registration coming soon! Join us for an evening with National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward.

Ward, hailed as “the new Toni Morrison” by the American Booksellers Association, is the author of fiction, nonfiction, and memoir, including the critically acclaimed novels Sing, Unburied, Sing and Salvage the Bones, and the memoir Men We Reaped. In 2017, she became the first woman and first person of color to win the National Book Award for Fiction twice. A professor of creative writing at Tulane University and contributing editor to Vanity Fair, Ward’s many honors include the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, a MacArthur Genius Grant, and a Strauss Living Award.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com.

Additional funding provided by the Downers Grove Public Library Foundation. DGPLF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing extraordinary enhancements to the library beyond traditional expense and taxpayer support.

This program will be recorded and available for 14 days.

Contact the Ask Us Desk at askus@dglibrary.org with questions.

Participant Zoom instructions:

  • Registration with email address is required. You will receive the access link with your reservation confirmation.
  • Virtual programs adhere to the Library's Video and Photography Policy. Participants should be aware of their privacy settings before logging into the program. 
  • This program will be presented through a live Zoom webinar.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual Program | Registration Required | Lectures |

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