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Author Talk: The Wishing Pool with Tananarive Due

2023-06-28 17:00:00 2023-06-28 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Author Talk: The Wishing Pool with Tananarive Due Join a chat with Tananarive Due about her newest work, The Wishing Pool and Other Stories. Her second collection of stories is full of her signature offerings of horror, science fiction, and suspense—all while confronting the monster of racism. Virtual Program -

Wednesday, June 28
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-28 17:00:00 2023-06-28 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Author Talk: The Wishing Pool with Tananarive Due Join a chat with Tananarive Due about her newest work, The Wishing Pool and Other Stories. Her second collection of stories is full of her signature offerings of horror, science fiction, and suspense—all while confronting the monster of racism. Virtual Program -

Join a chat with Tananarive Due about her newest work, The Wishing Pool and Other Stories. Her second collection of stories is full of her signature offerings of horror, science fiction, and suspense—all while confronting the monster of racism.

Please join us for a chat with Tananarive Due about her newest work, The Wishing Pool and Other Stories. The second collection of stories by the author is full of her signature offerings of horror, science fiction, and suspense while confronting monsters of all kinds, including racism, the monster within, and the supernatural. Due’s prolific body of work cements the author as a leading voice in black speculative fiction for more than 20 years. Due is an award-winning writer, educator, and producer. Her body of work includes sixteen books, including The Blood ColonyThe Living BloodThe Good HouseJoplin’s GhostDevil’s Wake, and the forthcoming The Reformatory. In addition, she is a contributing author of Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda and Black Panther: Sins of the King. Collaborating with her partner Steven Barnes, she also co-wrote "A Small Town" for Season 2 of Jordan Peele’s "The Twilight Zone" on Paramount Plus and two segments of Shudder’s anthology film Horror Noire.

About the Author: Tananarive Due is an American Book Award–winning, Essence bestselling author of sixteen books. She was also a contributor to Jonathan Maberry’s middle grade anthology, Don’t Turn Out the Lights. She has won an American Book Award, an NAACP Image Award, and a British Fantasy Award. She teaches Black Horror and Afrofuturism at UCLA. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit her website TananariveDue.com.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Books, Poetry, & Writing |

TAGS: | Virtual Program | Author Talk |

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