Connections Literary Series: Author Caitlyn Hunter

February 02, 2024
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
La Plata Campus, Learning Resource Center (LR Building), Room 102


Join Caitlyn Hunter in a conversation with English professor Krista Keyes discussing myth, history, and growing up in Southern Maryland. Hunter will be reading excerpts from her book, “Power in the Tongue,” a hybrid memoir that reimagines stories about her family in the vein of Black folktales.

Caitlyn Hunter was the inaugural Emerging Black Artist in Residence at Chatham University (2021-2022). She is a doctoral candidate at Duquesne University where she researches African American literature and Black food studies. She is currently writing both a collection of short stories and a culinary memoir about her maternal ancestry.  Her first book, “Power in the Tongue” (Tolsun Books), debuted in 2022. Her work appears in Midnight & Indigo, Lost Balloon, and elsewhere. Hunter is in her inaugural year as an assistant professor of English in CSM’s Department of English, Communication, and Languages.

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