Written by Kem Joy Ukwu and published by Kindred Books, an imprint of Brain Mill Press, Locked Gray / Linked Blue is a collection of short stories studying the experiences and effects of loss, loneliness and estrangement. A finalist for the 2016 New American Fiction Prize, Locked Gray / Linked Blue explores the complexity and melancholy of love, encouraging empathy on the way.
Kem Joy Ukwu will read excerpts from the collection. Vanessa Willoughby, Editor of Kindred Books and Kim Coleman Foote, Writer, will read their powerful work. Darin Patterson, Comedian, will be the event's MC.
Flautist and Brooklynite, Justine Stephens will set the tone and supplement the readings with warm yet, invigorating classical music. Guest are asked contribute $10 to Justine as a gesture of support to our community members.
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