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Unbound at BAM
Greenlight Bookstore partners with the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) to bring today’s most renowned authors to Brooklyn for the national launch of their latest works in BAM's gorgeous theatrical spaces. Past guests include Sara Bareilles, John Cleese, Elvis Costello, Lena Dunham, Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Lethem, Orhan Pamuk, Gloria Steinem, and many others.
2017 Unbound Events:
Wednesday, February 15, 7:30 pm
Book Launch: Morgan Parker presents There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé
In conversation with Jenna Wortham
Moderated by Rujeko Hockley
Pushcart Prize-winning writer Morgan Parker comes to BAM for the launch of her new poetry collection There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé. In this ranging discussion Parker talks to The New York Times Magazine’s Jenna Wortham about 21st-century black American womanhood, politics, art, and pop culture. Rujeko Hockley, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum, moderates the discussion. As NYLON writes, “Parker’s poetry collection is a powerful exploration centering around issues of black womanhood and all its inherent complexities and wonders.” Book signing to follow.
Tickets $25 (event only) and $35 (with book) through BAM.org. This event is in the BAM Fisher building, located at 321 Ashland Place in Brooklyn.