Author Reading and Discussion: Aisha Sabatini Sloan and Nandi Comer
As a part of our Black History Month celebration, we are excited to host Aisha Sabatini Sloan and Nandi Comer at Pages! Both authors will be reading from their latest works and will also take part in a conversation about their experience writing as authors of colors and the effect it has on their work.
This event is free and open to the public. Both Aisha's and Nandi's books will be available for purchase before and after this event.
AISHA SABATINI SLOAN is the author of The Fluency of Light (2013) and Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit (2017). Her most recent book of essays was nominated for the University of Iowa's Essay Prize and won the CLMP Firecracker award for nonfiction. She is the Helen Zell Visiting Professor of Creative Nonfiction at the University of Michigan.
NANDI COMER is a native Detroiter. She is the author of the American Family: A Syndrome (Finishing Line Press) and Tapping Out (Northwestern University Press, forthcoming). She has received fellowships from the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, Cave Canem, Vermont Studio Center, and Virginia Center for the Arts. Her poems have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Green Mountains Review, Muzzle, The Offing and Southern Indiana Review.