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Pittsburgh: Ed Piskor and Yona Harvey in Conversation
March 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Yona Harvey & Ed Piskor: Comics (in conversation)
Yona Harvey, poet and writer, will discuss current comics projects and experiences with comic illustrator Ed Piskor.
Yona Harvey is a writer for the Marvel Comics series World of Wakanda, a spinoff of the Black Panther series; she and Roxane Gay are the first two black women to write for Marvel. She is the author of the poetry collection, Hemming the Water, winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award from Claremont Graduate University and finalist for the Hurston-Wright Award. She is an assistant professor in the Writing Program at the University of Pittsburgh.