Women Writers of the Diaspora presents Jacqueline Bishop on Thursday, February 18, 2016, 6:00-7:15pm, at Calabar Imports Harlem, located at 2504 Frederick Douglass Boulevard (at 134th Street) Harlem, New York.
JACQUELINE BISHOP is an award-winning photographer-painter-writer born and raised in Jamaica, who now lives and works in New York City (“Jamaica’s 15th Parish”). She has twice been awarded Fulbright Fellowships, including a year-long grant to Morocco; her work exhibits widely in North America, Europe and North Africa. She teaches in the Liberal Studies Program at New York University; is the founding editor of Calabash: A Journal of Caribbean Art & Letters; and author of The River’s Song, a novel about growing up in Jamaica. The Gymnasts & Other Positions: Stories, Interviews, Essays is forthcoming in the fall from Peepal Tree Press.
WOMEN WRITERS OF THE DIASPORA is a reading/discussion series created and moderated by DR. CELESTI COLDS FECHTER, Exec. Director of Education Success Services and Prof., Org. Behavior, King Graduate School, New Rochelle. WOMEN WRITERS OF THE DIASPORA features poetry, prose, memoir, essay, reportage, urban writing by African and African diasporan women.
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