“Black Like We Never Left”– a Read-a-Thon Celebrating Black Literature

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Next Monday, Martin Luther King., Jr. Day, bookstagrammer @creemyles , @penguinrandomhouse, and @belletrist will kick off Black Like We Never Left, a week-long virtual read-a-thon celebrating Black fiction. This year’s event will highlight the work of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning Penguin Random House author Toni Morrison.

Join Cree on Instagram Monday, January 18, through Friday, January 22, at 9:35 p.m. EST, to read along to one of three Toni Morrison books – Beloved, Sula, or Song of Solomon.

Then at 12:15 p.m. EST on Saturday, January 23, Cree will take over @penguinrandomhouse for a virtual celebration, featuring challenges, dance parties, and conversations with Penguin Random House authors Ta-Nehisi Coates, Phoebe Robinson, and Glory Edim, as they discuss Black literature, Toni Morrison, and more.

So, set your calendars, choose your books, click here to order your exclusive Out of Print event T-shirt*, and don’t miss a minute of this event!

*100% of profits will support the Center for Fiction’s Emerging Writers Fellowship.

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Her fiction writing has received the Author / Ambassador at Library Journal Self-e Authors, Winner Queen of the West Reader Favorite Award, Amazon Bestseller - Historical, Double finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Mystery and Humorous Categories. Writing humorous cozy mysteries and romantic comedy, Jocie can find humor in most everything, even when she shouldn't. She lives in the Midwest on Dust Bunny Farm with her family.