Lit Friday: Tyriek White
Tyriek White joins LIT Friday to discuss WE ARE A HAUNTING.
Lit Fridays is a literary-focused, virtual salon presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, featuring conversations and guest performances on the last Friday* of each month at 6:00p EST via Facebook Live and Zoom Webinar. All conversations are moderated by AWAACC Literary Curator, Jessica Lanay.
Tyriek White is a writer, musician, and educator from Brooklyn, NY. He is the author of the novel, WE ARE A HAUNTING (Astra House, 2023), which won the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, and was long-listed for the Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize. He has received fellowships from Callaloo and the New York State Writers’ Institute, among other honors. He is currently the media director of Lampblack Literary Foundation, which seeks to provide mutual aid and various resources to Black writers across the diaspora.