A Conversation with Writers on Writing with Glenn Parris and Lenard D. Moore Hosted by Lauri Scheyer
Host Lauri Scheyer is Xiaoxiang Scholars Program Distinguished Professor at Hunan Normal University whose most recent book is A History of African American Poetry (Cambridge University Press, 2019).
Author Lenard D. Moore is a poet, fiction writer, essayist, book reviewer, public speaker, photographer, and the author and/or editor or co-editor of several books including All The Songs
We Sing (Blair, 2020), The Geography Of Jazz (Blair, 2020), One Window’s Light (Unicorn Press, 2017), and A Temple Looming (WordTech Editions, 2008). He is recipient of several awards, including the North Carolina Award for Literature (2014); Haiku Museum of Tokyo Award (2003, 1994, and 1983); and Margaret Walker Creative Writing Award (1997).
A board-certified rheumatologist, author Glenn Parris has practiced medicine in the Northeast Atlanta suburbs for more than 25 years. He now writes cross-genre books on medical mystery, Afrofuturism, science fiction, fantasy and historical fiction. Dr. Parris’s short story “The Tooth Fairies: Quest for Tear Haven” is now available in the Outland Entertainment new faerie stories anthology, Where the Veil is Thin, edited by Alana Joli Abbot and Cerece Rennie Murphy. His Afrofuturistic novel, Dragon’s Heir is being republished by Outland Entertainment in 2021.
This was broadcast on Facebook Live Saturday, November 18, 2020, 10 am (PST), 12 pm (CST), 1:00 pm (EST)