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.
In this episode, the readings are introduced by Kevin Young and then followed by Amy Bloom. This video is part one of five. Supplementary episodes from this event may be found here.
You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also view the additional video recordings and listen to the audio of this event there.
Additional Photos of the Event Available on Flickr.