NBF Presents Jericho Brown and Akwaeke Emezi
Friday, January 31, 2020 Charleston County Library

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library and the National Book Foundation kicked off the the spring season of NBF Presents Thursday evening at Main Library with National Book Award Finalists Jericho Brown and Akwaeke Emezi.

Emezi and Brown used their works to discuss ways of breaking convention to create brand-new forms, worlds, and hybrid genres, and what disruption and invention means for the future of literature. 

The discussion was moderated by Lovia Gyarkye, an associate editor of the New York Times Magazine Labs and writer.

Place a hold on one of Jericho Brown's books: 
The New Testament
The Tradition

Place a hold on one of Akwaeke Emezi's books: 
Pet
Freshwater