Get your tickets for FTRF’s Jan. 26 Jamaica Kincaid event in Seattle

Censorship, Freedom to Read Foundation, Midwinter Meeting/Annual Conference

Kincaid, Jamaica (c) Kenneth Noland (temporary use for SEE NOW THEN)The Freedom to Read Foundation is pleased to present author Jamaica Kincaid as the featured speaker at its annual banned/challenged author event in conjunction with the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.

Kincaid is an award-winning writer originally from Antigua. Her books include At the Bottom of the River, Annie JohnThe Autobiography of My MotherMy Brother, and Mr. Potter. Her 1990 short novel Lucy was challenged in 1994 at a Pennsylvania high school as “most pornographic.”

There will be a wine & dessert reception immediately following Ms. Kincaid’s talk.  She will be signing copies of Lucy and her forthcoming novel, See Now Then.  Copies of each book are available to attendees for an additional donation when purchasing their tickets.

This event is open to the public.

Sponsored by Macmillan.

Event Information

Time: 7:30-10:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7:00)

Location: Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave. (a short walk from the Convention Center)

Reception to follow with refreshments.

Suggested donation: $20.00 General – $15.00 FTRF members – $10.00 students/reduced income

Questions? Contact Jonathan Kelley at jokelley@ala.org or call (800) 545-2433 x4226.

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