Breakout Fiction Writer: Wayétu Moore


Feb. 26, 2019, 7pm to 8pm
Black and white photo of Wayétu Moore


Wayétu Moore is the author of She Would Be King, an ambitious and beautiful novel reframing the creation of Liberia through magical realism. Moore's work appears in The Paris Review, Frieze Magazine, Guernica, and The Atlantic Magazine. A graduate of Howard University and USC, she is currently a Margaret Mead Fellow at Columbia University Teachers College. She is also the founder of One More Book, a publishing house and bookstore encouraging reading among children of countries with low literacy rates and underrepresented cultures.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public but a RSVP is required through BMI.

External Sponsor

The Black Mountain Institute and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art