Manhattanville College MFA Director Named A Finalist For Prestigious Literary Award

Lori Soderlind, director of the Harlem’s Manhattanville College MFA in a creative writing program, has been named a 2021 finalist for the prestigious Lambda Literary Awards. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Fave Kobena Mercer Joins Bard College Faculty

Bard College is pleased to announce the appointment of Kobena Mercer as the Charles P. Stevenson Chair in Art History and the Humanities, Continue Reading →


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Mike’s World: Greenwood Speaks From Harlem To Hollywood

By Michael McQuillan

“Life is a spark between two identical voids,” psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom writes in Staring  at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death, “the darkness before birth and the identical one after death.” Continue Reading →


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‘Just As I Am’, Cicely Tyson To Do Memphis ‘Virtual’ Book Talk

Iconic actress Cicely Tyson will participate in a talk with Whoopi Goldberg and in a live question-and-answer session in a January 28, 2021, “virtual” event co-hosted by Novel, the Memphis bookstore. Continue Reading →


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