Author Talk: Andrea Hairston

Event Details

March 1, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Room: 2601

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Laura Quilter

Andrea Hairston will be reading sections from her new novel, "Will Do Magic for Small Change" and musical dynamo Pan Morigan will sing songs she has written based on lyrics from the book. The melodies are influenced by Pan’s research into the banjo and blues, Irish music and something indefinable.

Hairston is the Louise Wolff Kahn 1931 Professor of Theatre and Afro-American Studies at Smith College, is an award-winning playwright, novelist and essayist whose works have appeared on stage, television and radio. She serves as the artistic director of the Chrysalis Theatre, where her science fiction plays are produced.

 

Event Category

Lecture/Talk Library