Baltimore

Writers LIVE! Clint Smith, "How the Word is Passed"

Thu, Jan 12, 2023
07:00pm - 08:00pm
Thu, Jan 12, 2023
07:00pm - 08:00pm
Baltimore
Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, Maryland
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Thu, Jan 12, 2023
07:00pm - 08:00pm
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Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, Maryland
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Writers LIVE! Clint Smith, "How the Word is Passed" is happening on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 07:00PM EST at Enoch Pratt Free Library and It's Free

Atlantic staff writer Clint Smith looks at the legacy of slavery in America though his visits to historical monuments and landmarks. Throughout the author’s travels, from Monticello to New Orleans and Manhattan, he reflects on the ways that we talk and also avoid talking about slavery.

Clint Smith is the author of the poetry collectionCounting Descent and the forthcomingAbove Ground. His debut nonfiction title, How the Word is Passed, was the recipient of several awards including the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction. He is a staff writer at the Atlantic.

  • Free parking vouchers are available to program attendees who park at the Franklin Street Garage (15 W. Franklin Street) after 4pm. Ask Pratt event staff for your parking voucher prior to or after the program.
  • ASL interpretation will be available for attendees.

Writers LIVE! programs are supported in part by a bequest from The Miss Howard Hubbard Adult Programming Fund and the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, creator of the Baker Artist Portfolios, www.BakerArtist.org.

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