New Rivers Press author Beaudelaine Pierre (You May Have the Suitcase Now) will be featured in the upcoming More Than a Single Story series on Sunday, October 10, cohosted by Hennepin County Library. More information, and registration for the event, can be found here: http://bit.ly/TheSuitcasesWeCarry.
More Than a Single Story is a series of programs that strives to break down the stereotyping of people of color by celebrating their diverse voices and experiences. Founded and curated by writer Carolyn Holbrook.
In this More Than a Single Story conversation, we will engage with Haitian authors Beaudelaine Pierre, Gabrielle Civil, Valerie Deus, Marie Cerat and Jaira Placide on the themes in Pierre’s new book “You May Have the Suitcase Now,” a collection of essays that explores home and exile, and all that we carry with us in our physical and psychological “suitcases.”
Moderator: Professor Zenzele Isoke.
Collaborator: More Than a Single Story. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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