Author Talk with Kevin Begos: Author of Against Their Will: North Carolina's Sterilization Program and the Campaign for Reparations
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill
Summary: For more than 40 years, North Carolina ran one of the nation's largest and most aggressive sterilization programs. The victims included unwed mothers, children, the poor and those with physical or mental challenges.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Directions to this location: International Poetry Room - 2nd Floor Main Library
Summary: Yona Harvey is a literary artist and university professor in creative writing who lives and works in Pittsburgh. She appears at Writers LIVE with her extraordinary debut poetry collection, Hemming the Water.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summary: Jim O’Brien, Pittsburgh’s famous sports author, will discuss significant sports venues and events in the Oakland area, which was once the "playground" of Pittsburgh. Book signing to follow.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Summary: Rina Ferrarelli will read from The Bread We Ate, published by Guernica in 2012, a collection of tales of the tribe, four generations of Italian immigrants, herself included, “scattered/ across states and provinces, /three countries.”
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