Online Event: Marie Mutsuki Mockett Presents American Harvest with Marlon James

American Harvest by Marie Mutsuki Mockett is a beautifully written book about one woman’s experience across “the divide,” a tribute to the complicated and nuanced history of the United States and its people.

Mockett will be joined in conversation with the author Marlon James and Juston Wolgemuth, the son of one of the evangelical Christian farmers who harvest the wheat on Mockett’s family’s Nebraska farm.

Marie Mutsuki Mockett

Marie Mutsuki Mockett is the author of a novel, Picking Bones from Ash, and a memoir, Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye, which was a finalist for the PEN Open Book Award. She lives in San Francisco. You can read more on her website www.mariemockett.com.

Marlon James

Marlon James is the author of the New York Times bestseller A Brief History of Seven KillingsThe Book of Night Women, and John Crow’s DevilA Brief History of Seven Killings won the Man Booker Prize, the American Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Award for Fiction, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. The Book of Night Women won the Minnesota Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the NAACP Image Award. A professor at Macalester College in St. Paul, James divides his time between Minnesota and New York.











When: Wed., April 15, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Where: The Center for Fiction
15 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn, NY
212-755-6710
Price: Free
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American Harvest by Marie Mutsuki Mockett is a beautifully written book about one woman’s experience across “the divide,” a tribute to the complicated and nuanced history of the United States and its people.

Mockett will be joined in conversation with the author Marlon James and Juston Wolgemuth, the son of one of the evangelical Christian farmers who harvest the wheat on Mockett’s family’s Nebraska farm.

Marie Mutsuki Mockett

Marie Mutsuki Mockett is the author of a novel, Picking Bones from Ash, and a memoir, Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye, which was a finalist for the PEN Open Book Award. She lives in San Francisco. You can read more on her website www.mariemockett.com.

Marlon James

Marlon James is the author of the New York Times bestseller A Brief History of Seven KillingsThe Book of Night Women, and John Crow’s DevilA Brief History of Seven Killings won the Man Booker Prize, the American Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Award for Fiction, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. The Book of Night Women won the Minnesota Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the NAACP Image Award. A professor at Macalester College in St. Paul, James divides his time between Minnesota and New York.

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