phati’tude @ The Langston Hughes Library 2/26/2011


SPONSORED BY:

THE FIRST ANNUAL PHATI’TUDE AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERARY FESTIVAL is a program of the Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS) and is co-sponsored by Queens Library’s Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, with grants received from the New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council Discretionary Grant from Councilmember Julissa Ferreras, Queens Library, Library Action Committee of Corona-East Elmhurst, Inc. and private donations and contributions.
The Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS) is sincerely grateful for its Sponsors: National Writers Union (NWA), HarperCollins Publishers, Scholastic, Inc., Duke University Press, Pepsi Bottling Company of New York and Frito-Lay, with funding made possible, in part, by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and private donations and contributions.
The 1ST ANNUAL PHATI’TUDE AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERARY FESTIVAL was held at the Queens Library’s Langston Community Library & Cultural Center in Corona, New York.
FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST

Tara Betts
Poet, Writer, Teacher, Activist

WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED BY:

LOUIS REYES RIVERA
The Key to Good Writing

SHARON DENNIS WYETH
Writing for Young Readers is “Something Beautiful”

RON KAVANAUGH
Community Publishing

PANEL DISCUSSION ON AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
moderated by Gabrielle David, phati’tude Editor-in-Chief


featuring
Louis Reyes Rivera, Gabrielle David, Reginald Harris, Sharon Dennis Wyeth, Ron Kavanaugh

THE PREMIERE OF “DUST”
a film produced & directed by Shane Book based on his poetry collection
Ceiling of Sticks (Univ. of Nebraska Press)
winner of the 2009 Prairie Schooner Book Press

WITH PERFORMANCES BY:

Photos by Veronica Caceido, Copyright © 2011
Photos by Joseph Nuzzo, Copyright © 2011

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