April 6, 2021 - April 8, 2021
Shortened URLs: day events, https://tinyurl.com/cn3ayedn; evening events, https://tinyurl.com/42n3e35s.
Free and open to the public
Norfolk State University presents The Eighth William Carroll Writers Festival
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
The festival is named for a singular professor emeritus, “Dr. Bill” Carroll, who died in 2010. He was a poet and lyricist as well as a scholar of literature. Writers who are Black, Indigenous or people of color are featured. Faculty readings start April 6 at 12:30 PM. At 7:00 PM Randolph Walker Jr. will read. April 7 at noon, a discussion "Entering the Conversation: Crafting Research and Writing for Higher Education." At 7:00 PM, Peachanda DuBose and Naima Tokunow discuss "A Writer's Journey." April 8 at 12:30 PM Readings by the winners of NSU's student writing Contest. At 7:00 PM, Benjamin Naka-Hasebe Kingsley speaks.