The 40th Key West Literary Seminar is Underway!

The 40th Annual Key West Literary Seminar, “Singing America: A Celebration of Black Literature”, is set to begin in just a few hours at the Coffee Butler Amphitheater with the John Hersey Memorial Address by Kevin Young. We’ll be posting coverage of Young’s keynote here tomorrow morning, along with a stream of images, audio recordings, and reportage from the event all weekend long. Follow along with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram and please join in the conversation using the hashtag #kwls

Other writers featured at the 2023 Seminar include Jabari Asim, Jericho Brown, S.A. Cosby, Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, Tananarive Due, Cornelius Eady, Ashley C. Ford, Regis M. Fox, Megan Giddings, Annette Gordon-Reed, Nadege Green, Kerri Greenidge, Tyehimba Jess, Tayari Jones, Victor LaValle, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Deesha Philyaw, Emily Raboteau, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, Laura Warrell, Jacqueline Woodson as well as special guests the Shavers Family and the Ambassador Chorale.

As always, Sunday afternoon’s session is free and open to the public.

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