WATCH: Jericho Brown and Nikky Finney on Black Lives Matter and Bearing Witness
Bay Area Book Festival #UNBOUND Presents a Conversation Moderated by Ismail Muhammad
Renowned poets Jericho Brown (2020 Pulitzer Prize winner) and Nikky Finney (2011 National Book Award winner), formerly student and teacher, reunite to address the current moment of uprising and solidarity in the face of anti-Black violence, in a visceral conversation about art, identity, and witness.
“One of the ways we know we’re magical people is by how much we manage to do with broken hearts.”
The Bay Area Book Festival is a world-class annual literary celebration in Downtown Berkeley, attracting 25,000 attendees and featuring 250 authors in 130 programs. #UNBOUND, the year-round virtual branch of the Festival’s celebrated programming, amplifies bestselling and emerging voices across all genres, with a focus on social justice and diversity. We believe that books, and smart conversations about them, build bridges.