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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
John Edgar Wideman grew up in Pittsburgh, and has drawn on that experience in a number of critically acclaimed books, including Brothers and Keepers, Fatheralong, Hoop Roots, and his Homewood trilogy. He is a MacArthur Fellow and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and he has won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice and has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award. His newest book is Writing to Save a Life: The Louis Till File, which he published in 2016.
A book signing will follow the event.
With Dan Kubis, Assistant Director of the University of Pittsburgh Humanities Center and host of Pitt’s “Being Human” podcast.
Download the Being Human podcast on iTunes or at soundcloud.com/humanities-pitt