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Illinois Libraries Present: An Evening with Jesmyn Ward

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening with Jesmyn Ward, National Book Award winner & author of “Sing, Unburied, Sing”

Join us for an evening with Jesmyn Ward, National Book Award winner & the youngest person to receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. Ward is a Professor of English at Tulane University & is the only woman & African American to win the National Book Award for Fiction twice, for her novels “Salvage the Bones,” & “Sing, Unburied, Sing.”

This event is virtual and will take place on Zoom.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Illinois Libraries Present is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of the 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). Illinois Libraries Present is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com