Tayari Jones Reading

Please join us for a reading and talk featuring Tayari Jones.

Tayari Jones is the author of four novels, An American Marriage (2018), an Oprah Book Club pick and New York Times best seller; Silver Sparrow (2011), chosen for the NEA’s Big Read Library; The Untelling (2015); and Leaving Atlanta (2002). Jones holds degrees from Spelman College, Arizona State University, and the University of Iowa. She has received fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute For Advanced Studies, United States Artist Foundation, and Black Mountain Institute. She lives in Atlanta, where she is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by Oct. 16th, to Patricia Guzman, 202-687-6294, pg654@georgetown.edu. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill requests made after Oct. 16th.

Wednesday, October 23 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Copley Hall, Copley Formal Lounge 3700 O St NW

Event Type

Arts, Academic Events, Special Events, Student Events, Social Justice


Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public


Georgetown College, African American Studies, American Studies Program, English, Program on Justice and Peace, Social and Political Thought Interdisciplinary Program, Lannan Center, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, Government, Prisons and Justice Initiative




Free and open to the public.

English Graduate Student Association (EGSA), Black Student Alliance, Creative Writing Club, Women Of Color

The Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice

Open to the public and the press?


Event Contact Name

Patricia Guzman

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Patricia Guzman

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