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Hartford’s L.I.T. Presents: All Things LIT Live!

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hartford’s L.I.T. is proud to partner with the Hartford Public Library to celebrate the many voices of literature from the community!

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


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


September 19
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Hartford Public Library
500 Main St.
Hartford, CT 06103 United States