FRANCIS CONVERSATIONS WITH WRITERS
Co-sponsored by the Beinecke Library and
the Yale English Department’s Initiative on
Literature and Racial Justice
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 / 5:00 PM
BEINECKE LIBRARY MEZZANINE
INTRODUCED BY ANNE FADIMAN, FRANCIS WRITER IN RESIDENCE
Emily Bernard is the author of Black Is the Body, a prizewinning collection of deeply personal essays that has been called “riveting,” “unflinchingly honest,” and “life-changing.” Her best-known essay, “Teaching the N-Word,” has been read in schools and colleges across the United States.