Black Boy Smile that recounts the author’s childhood and formative years in East Baltimore as well as his thoughts on identity, toxic masculinity, and the emotional lives of Black men.
D. Watkins is the author of four prior books, editor-at-large for Salon, and a University of Baltimore lecturer.
ASL interpretation will be available for attendees.
Writers LIVE! programs are supported in part by a bequest from The Miss Howard Hubbard Adult Programming Fund and the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, creator of the Baker Artist Portfolios, www.BakerArtist.org.