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Cocktails and Conversation: Elizabeth Acevedo, Nicole Dennis-Benn, and Malka Older

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

| $16.00
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We are partnering with PEN America to present an evening of cocktails and conversation centering Caribbean women writers. This evening, the second in our two-part series, presents Dominican poet Elizabeth Acevedo; Brooklyn-based Jamaican novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of Here Comes the Sun, named a New York Times “Best Book of the Year”; and Malka Older, Cuban American author of Infomocracy and Null States, in conversation.

Schedule:
•6 pm Cocktail hour and live jazz
•7 pm Conversation with Elizabeth Acevedo, Nicole Dennis-Benn, and Malka Older
•8:15 pm Live jazz by Neil Clarke Trio Plus

Tickets are $16 and include Museum admission.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cocktails-and-conversation-elizabeth-acevedo-nicole-dennis-benn-and-malka-older-tickets-36159572254
VIP tickets are $50 and include Museum admission and an open bar. Members receive complimentary tickets. To receive the Member code, email us at membership@brooklynmuseum.org with your full name and Membership ID. Not a Member? Join today!

Co-presented by the Jazz Foundation of America, with support in part from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.

Part of A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism at Brooklyn Museum.
Photo caption/credit: Catherine Green (American, born 1952). Untitled, 1991. Chromogenic photograph, image: 11 x 16 in. (27.9 x 40.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Helen Babbott Sanders Fund, 1991.69.2. © Catherine Green. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

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