Events on Immigration and the book, Brother I'm Dying

1/25/2017 7:00 PM

Events on Immigration and the book, Brother I'm Dying

Events on Immigration and the book, Brother I'm Dying

Local author panel discussion on the book, Brother I'm Dying
Local Atlanta authors including Jessica Handler, Jamie Iredell,
Soniah Kamal, and Ajay Vishwanathan
talk about the writing process, how their own writing experience relates to Edwidge Danticat's and the influence they pulled from Danticat's memoir, Brother I'm Dying.
The Big Read book will be for sale alongside the local author's works thanks to Acappella Books!
Date: Wed, Jan 25, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Venue: Georgia Center for the Book at DCPL
Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/1192837690801811/?notif_t=plan_user_invited&notif_id=1484082181759596,
 http://neabigread.org/communities/?community_id=2192

Clarkston Community Center Residency
Students will read Brother, I'm Dying and create an artistic response. Discussions of book themes and concepts will guide their creations. A final presentation will conclude the residency in which family, friends, teachers and students will be invited. Dates to be determined and finalized.
Date: Mon, Feb 13, 2017 – Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Date: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 – Fri, Feb 24, 2017
Date: Mon, Feb 27, 2017 – Fri, Mar 3, 2017
Date: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 – Fri, Mar 10, 2017
Date: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 – Fri, Mar 17, 2017
Event Location: Clarkston Community Center, 3701 College Ave, Clarkston, GA 30021
Book: Brother, I'm Dying


Atlanta talks about Immigration
Members of the Atlanta immigrant community, as well as local figures in cities directly affected by immigration come together to talk about the immigration experience and our current local and national policies.
Date: Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Event Location: Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030
Book: Brother, I'm Dying

Story Palooza and Book Swap
Local writers and community members read a story of their very own that relates to Edwidge Danticat's own personal experience with family, loss, illness, and immigration. Along side this event, attendees are asked to bring a book whose story has stuck with them to swap for another.
Date: Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Event Location: Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030
Book: Brother, I'm Dying

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