COCKTAILS AND CONVERSATION: ELIZABETH ACEVEDO, NICOLE DENNIS-BENN, AND MALKA OLDER

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PEN America and the Brooklyn Museum present an evening of cocktails and conversation centering on Caribbean women writers. The second in their two-part series presents a conversation between Dominican poet and novelist Elizabeth Acevedo, Brooklyn-based Jamaican novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn (author of Here Comes the Sun, named a New York Times “Best Book of the Year”) and Malka Older, Puerto Rican author (Infomocracy and Null States).

This event will take place on Thursday, August 10, 2017, from 6:00-9:30pm, at the Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York). It includes a cocktail hour, a conversation with the writers, and live jazz by Jazz Foundation of America.

Tickets are $16 and include Museum admission. VIP tickets are $50 and include Museum admission and an open bar.

Part of A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism at Brooklyn Museum.

[Photo of Nicole Dennis-Benn, credit Ozier Muhammad; photo of Malka Older, credit Allana Taranto Ars Magna Studio.]

For more information, see https://pen.org/event/cocktails-conversation-nicole-dennis-benn-malka-older/

Also see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cocktails-and-conversation-nicole-dennis-benn-and-malka-older-tickets-36159572254 and www.brooklynmuseum.org

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