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The Fire This Time: A James Baldwin Tribute, 11 February 2015 – Audio
Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on February 11, 2015.
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. — James Baldwin
James Baldwin (1924-1987) the great American novelist, poet, essayist, playwright, and social critic is celebrated in an evening of readings by poets and writers Amy Bloom, Nikky Finney, Randall Kenan, and Kevin Young.
This event was part of the Lannan Literary series.
You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also view the video recordings of this event there.
Additional Photos of the Event Available on Flickr.