Ladee Hubbard, will launch the Scholar of Note Program at The American Library in Paris Tuesday, September 26, 19:30-21:00 followed by a reception.
Her presentation, Myth, Power and Genre provides an exclusive preview of her current project: a literary survey of marginalized women, from Eurydice to the femme fatale to Black women today.
This is a hybrid event. Rsvp here.
Ladee Hubbard is the author of the novels The Last Suspicious Holdout, The Talented Ribkins, which received the 2018 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction, and The Rib King. Her writing has appeared in Oxford American, Guernica, Virginia Quarterly and Callaloo among other venues. She is a recipient of a Berlin Prize, a Radcliffe Institute Fellowship and a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award.
While in residence at the American Library, Ladee will be developing a novel using classical mythology and genre-bending techniques to examine the gaze directed towards Black women today.