*TO BE RESCHEDULED* Illinois Libraries Present: An Evening with Jesmyn Ward (Virtual)

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Jesmyn Ward is unable to appear on October 12 due to a family health emergency. We wish her and her family the best. The event will likely be rescheduled for spring 2023. Thank you all for your understanding.

Join us for an evening with two-time National Book Award winner (for her novels “Salvage the Bones” and “Sing, Unburied, Sing”) and the youngest person to receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, Jesmyn Ward.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Illinois Libraries Present is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of the Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

Illinois Libraries Present is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com

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