Montclair, NJ –This year, Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival is Going Global, with authors speaking about their books from international locales, including Ireland, Spain, Dubai, South Korea and Barbados.
The special series of events Global Voices will open with an online talk on March 13 at 4 p.m. by New York Times bestselling Cameroonian-American author Imbolo Mbue, who will speak about her new book, How Beautiful We Were. She’ll be in conversation with New York Times book editor Elisabeth Egan. The ticket price is $30 and includes a copy of Mbue’s book (value $28). The first 50 people to sign up receive a signed copy. Tickets here bit.ly/Imbolo31321.
On Saturday, March 20 at 7 p.m., CNN primetime host Don Lemon will be talking about his new book This Is The Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism with MSNBC political analyst and host of The ReidOut, Joy-Ann Reid. Tickets are $30 and include a copy of the book (value $28). The first 50 people to sign up receive a signed copy. Tickets here bit.ly/DonLemon320.
After a full afternoon of free events starting at midday, the last Global Voices event will take place on Sunday March 21 at at 7 p.m. with acclaimed Scottish actor Alan Cumming in conversation with Scottish-American writer Douglas Stuart, about Stuart’s Booker-Prize winning novel, Shuggie Bain. Tickets are $20 and include a signed copy of the book, or $10 to attend the online event only.
Tickets here bit.ly/shuggie320.
Other featured authors include former U.S. and U.K. poet laureates Billy Collins and Andrew Motion, Irish author Kevin Barry (Night Boat to Tangier) talking about his new book of short stories, That Old Country Music, Avni Doshi talking about her Booker-prize finalist debut novel Burnt Sugar, a panel with
Korean-American authors speaking about their novels, a talk with
Spanish-language authors, and a panel with Caribbean authors, including Cherie
Jones How The One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House, among many others. All these events are free.
The Global Voices events will take place online on March 20 and March 21, 2021. More details are available online. All events will be held online on Crowdcast [https://www.crowdcast.io/montclairliteraryfestival.
The Montclair Literary Festival raises funds and awareness for the work of Succeed2gether, www.succeed2gether.org.