Afro-Asian Mixtapes: Overlapping Literary Diasporas in the Caribbean

Hear from Kerry Young, the British novelist born in Kingston, Jamaica and author of Gloria and Pao, when she comes to Princeton University as a panelist on Monday, March 21 for Afro-Asian Atlantic: Literature, Reggae, and the Caribbean

The A/P/A Institute at NYU participated in The Literary Mews NYU, part of the PEN World Voices Festival, for the third year in a row. Part-literary festival, part-street fair on the Washington Mews, the all-day 2015 Literary Mews presented readings and performances from the African Diaspora.

A/P/A Institute’s reading featured writers Ifeona Fulani (Ten Days in Jamaica) and Kerry Young (Pao and Gloria). Moderated by Rishi Nath (York College).

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