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Center Stage (Columbus Park)

Columbus Park Brooklyn NY United States


A Moment in Time

Discover how a single moment in history can ripple through time. Ben Fountain’s Devil Makes Three reveals the consequences of violent political upheaval in Haiti. Janika Oza’s A History of Burning investigates how one brutal act can haunt a family for generations. John Manuel Arias’s Where There Was Fire follows a mother and daughter as they struggle to recover after a devastating plantation fire. Join these authors in discussion to interrogate the bridges between past and present. Moderated by Gal Beckerman (The Quiet Before).

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