Media analyst Andrea Plaid is in conversation with Keturah Kendrick about her new book and what it means to write about freedom as a Black woman living in the Age of Trump.
Keturah is in conversation with Myriam Jean at New York City's historic Bluestockings Bookstore. In addition to a conversation surrounding themes in No Thanks: Black, Female, and Living in the Martyr-Free Zone, Keturah will offer a brief reading and her motivation for writing the book.
Blood Jet Poetry Series is a weekly series co-curated by Megan Burns, Tom Andes and Todd Cirillo. Normally featuring poets and musicians, it opens its mic to memoir/creative non fiction as Keturah reads from her debut collection of personal essays. She will be one of two featured authors reading new work.
Returning to her hometown of New Orleans, Keturah has an after-work mixer where she chats with newscaster, Casey Ferrand. This delightful Lounge & Listen will be hosted by Community Book Center, a much loved independent bookstore committed to New Orleans culture.
Keturah launches her debut collection of essays, No Thanks: Black, Female and Living in the Martyr-Free Zone, at Lychee Lounge in Shanghai. In addition to a reading, book signing and author Q&A, guests will enjoy cocktails, food and an after party celebrating the book's release.
Keturah Kendrick joins other female leaders from the fields of finance, technology, entrepreneurship, non-profit, writing and education as they share their personal stories of overcoming challenges and creating opportunities.
Keturah moderates a panel discussion between Eastern and Western women whose life choices challenge rigid gender roles. They share personal experiences as well as the work they do toward gender equality.