We've got five great author events going on today. Hope you can make one!
Today at the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University catch Kellie Jones talking about her book EyeMinded: Living and Writing Contemporary Art. A signing follows. It's at 6:00 pm.
Also in New York today, you can hear poet and playwright Sonia Sanchez, author of I'm Black When I'm Singing, I'm Blue When I Ain't and Other Plays, speak at Lehman College in the Bronx. Her speech begins at 12:30 pm and she'll be singing books afterwards.
Tonight Canadian fans can see Ella Shohat speak at Ryerson University. Part of their Distinguished Speaker Series, she will give a lecture following a screening of the film Forget Baghdad. The film begins at 6:00 pm and the lecture at 8. Shohat is the author of Taboo Memories, Diasporic Voices.