An Evening with Zakiya Dalila Harris, Author of "The Other Black Girl" - Presented by The Friends of the Ferguson Library, in Partnership with Darien Library

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Adults

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Registration for the in-person event is full.

Please join us for  the virtual option on Zoom. Join the Zoom webinar at the scheduled time.

Join us for an evening of conversation with Zakiya Dalila Harris, author of the instant New York Times bestseller, The Other Black Girl.

Urgent, propulsive, and sharp as a knife, The Other Black Girl is an electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing. It's a whip-smart, dynamic thriller and sly social commentary that is perfect for anyone who has ever felt manipulated, threatened, or overlooked in the workplace. The book will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last twist.

Zakiya Dalila Harris spent nearly three years in editorial at Knopf/Doubleday before leaving to write her debut novel, The Other Black Girl. Prior to working in publishing, Zakiya received her MFA in creative writing from The New School. Her essays and book reviews have appeared in CosmopolitanGuernica, and The Rumpus.

Book sale and signing.

Presented in partnership with Darien Library.

Note: Proof of COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours is required to attend programs in the Main Library Auditorium. Face masks are also required in all indoor spaces in Stamford regardless of vaccination status.