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  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Cost: FREE 

“A powerful storyteller, frankly sensual [and] mortally funny" (New York Times), Lorene Cary is the author of the novels PrideThe Price of a ChildIf Sons, Then Heirs, and the memoir Black Ice. A senior lecturer in creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania and the recipient of a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, she is the founder of and Art Sanctuary, a local African American lecture and performance program. In Ladysitting, Cary’s irascible 100-year-old grandmother moves in, bringing with her tension, tenderness, and a unique perspective on forgiveness.