TITLE

The National Black Writers Conference: Introduction

AUTHOR(S)
Nunez, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Defining Ourselves: Black Writers in the 90s;1999, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a background of the National Black Writers Conference (NBWC). Faith Childs, the New York-based literary agent and attorney, commenting on the first conference in 1986, and on subsequent National Black Writers Conferences, contends that the NBWC conferences are the only occasions she knows where the playing field is level for black writers and literary critics, regardless of their status. The book "Defining Ourselves: Black Writers in the '90s" records the views of many of the most significant writers and critics who have participated in the annual conferences.
ACCESSION #
19425506

 

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