Ayana Mathis in AViD @ the Des Moines Public Library
Meet the author of "Twelve Tribes of Hattie!"
Apr 28, 2013
from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
|Where||Central Library, 1000 Grand, Des Moines, Iowa 50309|
|Contact Name||Jan Kaiser|
|Contact Phone||515 283 4103|
Open to the public
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Author Ayana Mathis will visit the DMPL as a part of the Authors Visiting in Des Moines (AViD) series. Her book the Twelve Tribes of Hattie was the second pick for Oprah's Book Club 2.0, and tells the story of an African-American family who left the South during Reconstruction to create new lives for themselves. Mathis is a recipient of a Michener-Copernicus Fellowship and is currently a visiting faculty member at the Iowa Writers Workshop.