Pepco's Edison Place Gallery

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Bernice McFadden

Will read from her novel "Gathering of Waters" about black woman coming of age in Mississippi between the Great Flood of 1927 and the murder of Emmett Till; the poet Thomas Sayers Ellis, author of "Skin, Inc." will read from his work; and Jervey Tervalon will read from his novel "Monster's Chef" about an ex-con cook who takes a nightmare job working for a country singer. The event is hosted by the Hurston/Wright Foundation