The Legendary Nobel Prize-Winning Beloved Author Toni Morrison Passes At 88

U.S. author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel Beloved about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publisher said. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Neil Patrick Harris Kicks Off The Library Of Congress National Book Festival

The Library of Congress National Book Festival will expand to include a yearlong series of events – to be known as National Book Festival Presents – leading off with Harlem resident Neil Patrick Harris. Continue Reading →

Allen Salkin, Aaron Short And Others Celebrate New Book At Russian Samovar Restaurant Exclusive Event

The legendary Russian Samovar Restaurant and Piano Bar hosted a literary star-studded book release party for authors Allen Salkin and Aaron Short, featuring some of the restaurant’s authentic Russian delicacies and cocktails. Continue Reading →

Listen To The Harlem Writers Guild As They Celebrate Their 70th Anniversary On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

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Listen to Harlem Writers Guild members celebrate their upcoming 70th anniversary in 2020 at the first annual Schomburg Literary Festival, Continue Reading →

Frederick Douglass: Prophet Of Freedom By David Blight Pulitzer Prize-Winning Biography In Harlem

On Juneteenth*, join us at Revolution Books for an evening with David Blight, author of the biography Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, the book that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in history. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dapper Dan Launches New Book At Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM)

Unbound, a book launch series with BAM and Greenlight Bookstore presents Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem, a candid chronicle of the Harlem designer’s life, spanning more than 70 years and set against the backdrop of an ever-evolving America. Continue Reading →

Harlem Legend Rosa Guy, Harlem Writers Guild Co-Founder And More, 1922-2012

Rosa Cuthbert Guy (/ˈɡiː/), September 1, 1922 – June 3, 2012, was a Trinidad-born American writer who grew up in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →