March 14, 2022
LITFest Founder IfeMichelle Gardin in conversation with Connecticut based Novelist Nicole Blades on her creative journey, the intense liberation of her characters and the stories behind the novels. ** This video was pre-…
Feb. 28, 2022
Creating and cultivating self-awareness the significance of the Kulture of the African Diaspora everyday of our lives
Feb. 24, 2022
Like comics? Join Kulturally LIT founder Ife Michelle Gardin with Awntie J and Dr. Bill Foster as they give a preview of the LIT DiasporaCon coming soon to the New Haven area.
Dec. 6, 2021
Canadian Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD), Voices of Our Nation (VONA) Executive Directors and Authors on the significance of LIT of the Diaspora
Nov. 21, 2021
Join us in this exciting conversation between Dr. William Foster and Ms. Lucy Hurston - Niece of Ms. Zora Neale Hurston. ** Recorded Live at People Get READy Bookstore - September 12, 2021 **
Oct. 12, 2021
Discussion with Anna Nyakana on her children’s book series Niya Zuri and the journey as an Author Entrepreneur.
April 21, 2021
In this SPECIAL EPISODE Elm City LIT Fest welcomes our friends from People Get Ready Book Store as they celebrate with poet, author, and educator Marilyn Nelson on the release of her new book "Papa's Free Day Party"
April 19, 2021
Dr. Don Sawyer, HipHop Educator / Activist, Devon Glover “Sonnet Man” Educator, Hip Hip Poet Artist, Josh Brown “An Urban Nerd” Educator/Poet Artist speak on the effect of racism in amerikka on their creativity and lives.
Feb. 21, 2021
Discussion with Dr. Don Sawyer III on his work in the sociological study of Hip Hop Culture and his contribution to the book Hip Hop and Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline
Dec. 21, 2020
Kenji Jasper and Christopher Chambers will discuss their books and the genre of Black Noir with Lisa Gray and Elm City LIT Fest Team: Ife, Emalie and Shamaine
Dec. 21, 2020
Tarell will share how his hometown of Miami, his time as a Yale School of Drama student learning under the wing of August Wilson/current role as a department chair at Yale School of Drama, and the racial trauma of COVID + na…