On 11/29/22, Hunter hosted this program as part of the Distinguished Writer Series.
Elizabeth Nunez is the award-winning author of nine novels and a memoir. Kirkus Reviews in a starred review called Even in Paradise, "A dazzling epic triumph." The novel was a special selection of The Oprah Magazine and Essence. Her awards include a PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award, an American Book Award, and an Independent Publishers Book Award. Four of her novels were selected as New York Times Editors' Choice. Her memoir Not for Everyday Use won the 2015 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Nunez received a Lifetime Literary Achievement Award from Trinidad and Tobago National Library Systems and her novel, Anna In-Between, was long-listed for an IMPAC Dublin International Literary Award. She is the cofounder of the National Black Writers Conference and executive producer of the NY Emmy-nominated CUNYTV series "Black Writers in America." She holds a PhD from NYU and is a Distinguished Professor at Hunter.
Watch the program below.