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Books Beneath the Bridge

Books Beneath the Bridge: Cafe con Libros

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The Conservancy’s annual literature series returns in-person featuring four evenings curated by local, independent bookstores. 

Join us on Monday, August 9 from 7:00-8:30pm at Pier 1 Granite Prospect for the second evening of Books Beneath the Bridge with Cafe con Libros!

Featuring readings from Zakiya Dalila Harris, author of The Other Black Girl and Tia Williams, author of Seven Days in June. Scroll below to learn more about the authors!

The evening includes a reading, Q&A, and book signing with the authors.

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About the Authors

  • About Zakiya Dalila Harris

      Zakiya Dalila Harris spent nearly three years in editorial at Knopf/Doubleday before leaving to write her debut novel The Other Black Girl. Prior to working in publishing, Zakiya received her MFA in creative writing from The New School. Her essays and book reviews have appeared in CosmopolitanGuernica, and The Rumpus. She lives in Brooklyn.

  • About Tia Williams

      Tia Williams had a fifteen-year career as a beauty editor for magazines including ElleGlamour, and Essence. In 2004, she pioneered the beauty blog industry with Shake Your Beauty. She wrote the bestselling novel, The Accidental Diva, and penned two YA novels: It Chicks, and Sixteen Candles. Her award-winning novel, The Perfect Find, will be adapted into a Netflix film starring Gabrielle Union. Tia is currently an Editorial Director at Estée Lauder Companies, and lives with her daughter and husband in Brooklyn.

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