13th National Black Writers Conference Airs on C-SPAN Book TV on May 7 and 8, 2016

Panel discussions and roundtable conversations from the 13th National Black Writers Conference will air on C-SPAN Book TV, Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8, 2016. Check local TV listings and visit www.C-SPAN.org for schedule and times.

The theme of the 2016 National Black Writers Conference is titled “Writing Race, Embracing Difference.” The conference was held at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York, in Brooklyn, New York, from March 31 to April 3, 2016.

Panels and roundtable conversations included topics such as “Decoded: Hip-Hop and Youth Culture,” “Creating Dangerously,” and “The Politics of Race and Gender in the Literature of Black Writers.”