Soul of the City

1:00pm EST

October 4, 2020

Fiction

From an imagined New York City that literally comes alive, to an alternate American history that posits a militaristic Empire City, to the reality of police brutality on the streets of Los Angeles, these authors capture the essence of contemporary American urban life, along with its diversity, complexity, and flaws. Join Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalist Matt Gallagher (Empire City), Hugo Award–winning author N.K. Jemisin (The City We Became), and Ilube Nommo Award–winning author Tochi Onyebuchi (Riot Baby) as they mine the soul of the city. Moderated by Stephanie Anderson, assistant director of selection at BookOps.

Participating authors

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