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Author Zalika Reid-Benta In Conversation With Tshay

March 8, 6 pm7:30 pm.

Join Zalika Reid-Benta, author of River Mumma, in conversation with Tshay. River Mumma is an exhilarating contemporary fantasy novel based on Jamaican folklore about a young Black woman who navigates her quarter-life-crisis while embarking on a mythical quest through the streets of Toronto. The book was selected as a best February release by Apple Books and Amazon.

Local filmmaker and artist Tshay, who is currently working on a short film which also incorporates Jamaican folklore, will lead a conversation with the author about creative process and bringing folklore into contemporary contexts.

Copies of River Mumma will be available in advance as well as at the event for signing.


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Philadelphia, PA 19118 United States