Speakers

Tara Campbell

Midnight at the Organporium

Tara Campbell, author of Midnight at the Organporium, is a writer, teacher, Kimbilio Fellow, and fiction editor at Barrelhouse. She has received the Larry Neal Writer’s Award, Mayor’s Arts Award, and fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities. She has an MFA from American University.

Speaker's: Website Instagram Facebook Twitter Genre: Fiction

Tamika Carey

Rhetorical Healing: The Reeducation of Contemporary Black Womanhood

Tamika L. Carey is a rhetorician, writer, and teacher researching African American and feminist rhetorics. She is the author of Rhetorical Healing: The Reeducation of Contemporary Black Womanhood, and an associate professor of English at the University of Virginia.

Speaker's: Website Twitter Genre: Fiction

Karen Chase

Carrying Independence

Karen A. Chase, author of Carrying Independence, and a Daughter of the American Revolution (DAR), is a 2019 Virginia Humanities fellow in residency at the Library of Virginia. Originally from Canada, Karen is an independent scholar/author chasing histories from Richmond, VA.

Speaker's: Website Instagram Facebook Twitter Genre: Fiction

Sara Collins

The Confessions of Frannie Langton

Sara Collins, author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton, is of Jamaican descent, studied law at the London School of Economics and worked as a lawyer for seventeen years before turning to fiction writing. She completed a master of studies in creative writing at Cambridge University.

Speaker's: Website Instagram Twitter Genre: Fiction