Join us on November 9 & 10, 2012, for The Mosaic Literary Conference. MLC2012 is a great opportunity for teachers, admins, and parents to learn about blending books and reading into the lives of teenagers. A mix of informative public programs and creative workshops will give you tools to engage young people, strengthen literacy, and develop education strategies. The conference, now in its 7th year, is dedicated to celebrating books, culture, & education.
Friday, November 9, 2012, 7-9pm
Their Eyes Were Watching God Book Discussion
with Carl Hancock Rux
Join award-winning writer, performer, and recording artist Carl Hancock Rux as he leads a book discussion to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God.
Presented by WNYC Radio
an NEA Big Read event
FREE Event – First 10 people will receive a copy of Their Eyes Are Watching God
Carl Hancock Rux is the former head of the MFA Writing for Performance Program at the California Institute of the Arts (2006–09) and the author of the novel, Asphalt, the OBIE Award winning play, Talk, and the Village Voice Literary prize-winning collection of poetry, Pagan Operetta.
Saturday, November 10, 2012, 10am-4pm
Our workshops are designed to inspire and give teachers, parents, and program administrators the tools to encourage reading and make learning fun. Continental breakfast, lunch, and Amazon Kindle raffle. For registration and workshop details visit http://mlc12.eventbrite.com
Sponsors: AALBC.com, ABLE (Alliance for Black Literature & Entertainment), African Voices, Black Girl Project, Center for Black Literature, Community Word Project, Dominion of New York, National Book Foundation, New York Writers Coalition, Poets & Passion, The Literary Network, WNYC Radio