Literary Corner with Kwame Alexander

Tuesday, October 3 at 7:30pm
Venue: City Gallery
Address: 34 Prioleau Street
Admission: Free

The literary corner event is an annual tradition that gives the audience unique insight into the creative process through intimate discussions with celebrated authors. Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 24 books, including Solo and The Crossover, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American literature for Children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize. Kwame writes for children of all ages. His latest collaboration is Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets with Marjory Wentworth and Chris Colderly.  This reading is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the South Carolina Arts Commission.


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