Reading / Discussion

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
7 – 8:30PM

Join award-winning novelist and poet Bushra Rehman in conversation with adjunct faculty member Quincy Scott Jones as they discuss her new novel Roses, in the Mouth of a Lion along with the art of storytelling, imagery, genre, publishing, politics, and the best George Michael song to dance to when you think no one’s looking.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP via Tickets is required (please see link)

Bushra Rehman’s dark comedy, Corona, was chosen by the NY Public Library as one of its favorite books about NYC. She is co-editor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism and author of the collection of poetry Marianna’s Beauty Salon. Her new novel, Roses, in the Mouth of a Lion, is a modern classic about what it means to be Muslim and queer in a Pakistani-American community was chosen as a Best Book and Editor’s Choice by The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, People Magazine, Good Morning America, Goodreads, Ms. Magazine and more.

Quincy Scott Jones is the author of two books of poetry: The T-Bone Series (Whirlwind Press, 2009) and How to Kill Yourself Instead of Your Children (C&R Press 2021). With Nina Sharma he co-curates Blackshop, a column highlighting allyship and BIPOC artists. His graphic narrative, >BlackNerd<, is in the works.

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