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Hartford’s L.I.T. Presents: All Things LIT Live!
September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All Things LIT Live!!
HLIT’s virtual programming is a culmination of the literary community, celebrating the craft of writing, the business of books and the beauty of literature. This event will contain workshops, literary discussions and readings. A panel discussion where writers and publishers meet, Griot storyteller, local author highlights, featured poets, Bookstore highlights, literary intellectuals, words and thoughts turned into a patented Conscious Conversation card game by Alphonso McGriff III, as well as a poetry writing workshop led by the Hartford Poet Laureate, Frederick Douglass Knowles.
Prepare to tune in 5 to 10 minutes prior to scheduled session; live schedule may vary…
Virtual Event Program on Facebook Live
Hartford Public Library Facebook Page
September 19, 2020 10:00am-5pm
ORDER OF EVENTS
10:00am – Introduction & Welcome HLIT Executive Founders
10:05am – Author Highlights
10:40am – Panel: Where Writers & Publishers Meet
11:30am – Local Bookstore Highlights
11:50am – Poetry Writing & Poetry Recitation w/ Hartford Poet Laureate Frederick Douglass Knowles
12:20pm – Poetic Interlude
12:45pm – HLIT Brothas Be Heard Dedication Poem to Black Men
12:50pm – Griot Storyteller with Andre Keitt
1:00pm – Author & Poet Highlights
1:30pm – The Legacy of Zora Neal Hurston with Professor Marilyn Turner
2:00pm – Conscious Conversations Cards with Alphonso McGriff, III
2:30pm – Writing it out: Healing & Owning Her-Story with Nzima Hutchings
3:15pm – Black Speculative Fiction with B. Sharise Moore, Acquiring Editor for FYAH Literary Magazine
3:45pm – Words, Songs & Books with NBS Malay, Author & Singer
4:00pm – From Idea to Production; Playwriting with Valerie ‘Ruby’ Ingram.
4:30pm – Theatrics; The Art of Performance with T’challa Williams
5:00pm – HLIT Close & Thank You