Speakers

Daniel Fairley, II

Daniel Fairley, II currently serves as a youth opportunity coordinator for the City of Charlottesville. He is dedicated to increasing high school graduation rates and employment opportunities for young African Americans males in the city. He also serves as a mentor for 100 Black Men of Central Virginia.

Speaker's Twitter Genre: Fiction

Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes

The Sleeping World

Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes, author of The Sleeping World, is Cuban-American and grew up in Wisconsin. She holds a BA from Brown University and an MFA from the University of Colorado. She is an assistant professor of Creative Writing at the University of Maryland.

Speaker's Website Genre: Fiction