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Caribbean Heritage Month Author Panel featuring Ingrid Persaud

Registration not required, but encouraged. Click here to register through Eventbrite.

Join us for a reading and panel conversation with Ingrid Persaud and local authors to celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month, moderated by Cherrie Woods.

Carol Mitchell of CaribbeanReads will also present on publishing Caribbean literature during this time of COVID-19. Finally,  members of the Caribbean Lit Book Club will talk about their year of discovering and discussing Caribbean literature.

Ingrid Persaud was born in Trinidad. Her debut novel, Love After Love, won the Costa First Novel Award 2020. She also won the BBC National Short Story Award in 2018 and the Commonwealth Short Story Prize in 2017. She read law at the London School of Economics and was an academic before studying fine art at Goldsmiths and Central Saint Martins. Her writing has appeared in several newspapers and magazines including Granta, Prospect, Five Dials, The Guardian and National Geographic

ASL interpretation will be available to attendees.

Visit to order your copies of Love After Love.

Writers LIVE programs are supported in part by a bequest from The Miss Howard Hubbard Adult Programming Fund.

Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Writers LIVE!, Virtual Event, Summer Break Baltimore

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Writers LIVE at the Library

Event Publisher

Emily Levine, Manager of Adult Services

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