Poet Saeed Jones is joined in conversation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage to celebrate the launch of his new memoir. In How We Fight for Our Lives, Jones shares his story of a young, black, gay man from the South who fights to carve out a place for himself within his family, within his country, and within his own hopes, desires, and fears.
The evening’s program opens with a reading by Jada Wilkinson, a youth poet from BAM’s Arts & Justice program. Following the moderated discussion, the audience is invited to participate in the conversation. A book signing with Jones will follow.