The Roads To Publishing: A Conversation with NJCU Graduates.
Presented by: The English Department Student Events and Publications Committee
& The Center for the Arts at New Jersey City University
Tuesday, November 24, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Free with RSVP
Join us for a discussion with three talented writers / NJCU Graduates, Chloe DeFilippis, Angel Eduardo, Natasha Persaud. This discussion will be moderated by Edvige Giunta.
Chloe DeFilippis is an Account Specialist for NPD BookScan, the gold standard in POS (point-of-sale) tracking for the publishing market. Previously, she held sales positions at Simon & Schuster and Phaidon. Her writing has appeared in Ovunque Siamo, River Teeth, Vending Machine Press, and more.
Angel Eduardo is a staff writer for Idealist.org. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from CUNY Hunter College. He has published in Areo Magazine, The Ocean State Review, and The Caribbean Writer, and other publications. He is working on a book-length memoir, “Echoes.” See his work at angeleduardo.com.
Natasha Persaud has an MFA from Hunter College, CUNY, where she received the Hertog Fellowship. Her writing has appeared in Gay Magazine and The Caribbean Writer. She has taught memoir at The Creative Writers Circle of New Jersey. She is pursuing a Master’s in Counseling at NJCU and working on a memoir about growing up in the tenements of Georgetown, Guyana.
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All the Stories We Must Tell: A Conversation with Krystal A. Sital
Moderated by Dr. Edvige Giunta
Presented by: The English Department Student Events and Publications Committee and
the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies at New Jersey City University
Thursday, November 19, 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.
Free with RSVP
Krystal Sital is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Secrets We Kept: Three Women of Trinidad. Her essay, “Undocumented Lovers in America”, was featured in the anthology A Map Is Only One Story: Twenty Writers on Immigration, Family, and the Meaning of Home and another essay “Feminist Role Model” was featured in the anthology Fury: Women’s Lived Experiences in the Trump Era. A PEN America Literary Award finalist and Hertog Fellow, her work has appeared in The New York Times, Elle, Salon, Catapult, LitHub, and elsewhere. Krystal was born in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and moved to the United States in 1999. She now lives in New Jersey with her partner and their three tiny humans.
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Women of Action - Virtual Awards Ceremony
Thursday, November 19, 6:30 p.m.
Please join Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs for the City of Jersey City Women of Action Awards Ceremony.
Eighteen women from Jersey City are honored every year during the city’s Women of Action awards ceremony. The annual event celebrates women from every ward for their unique contributions to the city and astounding work they do for the community. Each honoree was nominated by a member of the Jersey City Council.
This event will have an ASL Interpreter and Closed Captioning