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A Night of Literary Discussion on the Life and Works of Playwright August Wilson

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

August Wilson, one of America’s great playwrights, completed a remarkable body of work: a play about African American life for each decade of the 20th century. Join Professor Bonnie Lyons as she celebrates his life by focusing on two pivotal works: Fences and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

Includes wine reception.


Bonnie Lyons retired in May 2014 with emeritus status from the University of Texas in San Antonio. She has published a book about Henry Roth and Call It Sleep as well as a book of literary interviews with fiction writers. She has also published two full-length books of poetry: In Other Words (Pecan Grove, 2004) and Bedrock ( Pecan Grove, 2011) and three chapbooks: Hineni, Meanwhile, and So Far (Finishing Line Press, 2003, 2005, 2015). Her current project is WOW: Wonderful Old Women, a book of interviews with San Antonio women over 80.


May 3
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Alexandra van de Kamp