The winner of a Pulitzer Prize for criticism, Margo Jefferson was a theater and book critic for Newsweek and The New York Times for years.
Her writing has appeared in Vogue, New York magazine, and The New Republic, among other publications. She is the author of On Michael Jackson and is a professor of writing at Columbia University School of the Arts.
Reni Eddo-Lodge is a London-based award-winning journalist. She has written for the The New York Times, The Voice, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent, and The New Humanist, among others.
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race is her first book. It was chosen as Foyles Non-Fiction Book of the Year and Blackwell’s Non-Fiction Book of the Year, longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize and won the Jhalak Prize. It has also been shortlisted for Non-Fiction Narrative Book of the Year at the British Book Awards and longlisted for the Orwell Prize.
For ages 16+.
Copies of Margo Jefferson’s book On Michael Jackson are available for £9.99 when you buy a ticket to the talk, to be collected at the event. The author is signing copies of her book after the event.
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