THIS WEEK IN MARCH

  1. Thursday Mar 21 TA-NEHISI COATES TO RECEIVE DLPP AWARD THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 7 PM At Kettering Fairmont High School Auditorium THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE TA-NEHISI COATES INJURED HIS FOOT AND CANNOT TRAVEL. TA-NEHISI COATES, winner of the 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Nonfiction for We Were...
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TA-NEHISI COATES TO RECEIVE DLPP AWARD

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 7 PM At Kettering Fairmont High School Auditorium

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE TA-NEHISI COATES INJURED HIS FOOT AND CANNOT TRAVEL.

TA-NEHISI COATES, winner of the 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Nonfiction for We Were Eight Years in Power, was unable to attend the award ceremony in October, but will accept that award on Thursday, March 21 at 7 pm at the Kettering Fairmont High School Auditorium, 3301 Shroyer Road, Kettering. Seating is free but ticketed. To attend, please visit the Dayton Literary Peace Prize website and order your ticket through Eventbrite. A booksigning will follow the presentation. Books & Co. will have books for sale at the event, Doors will open at 6:15 pm.


The emcee will be Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America, which was the 2013 DLPP nonfiction runner-up. David Wood, the 2017 DLPP nonfiction winner for What Have We Done will introduce Mr. Coates. Devon Berry and Shannon Isom will also be on stage to participate in a conversation about We Were Eight Years in Power.

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