Virtual talk with New York Times best-selling author Tayari Jones is April 28

The Center for the Advancement of the Humanities will host Tayari Jones for a virtual conversation on Wednesday, April 28, at 4 p.m. Register via Eventbrite. 

Jones is a celebrated novelist and essayist best known for her New York Times best-selling novel, An American Marriage. In addition to writing, Jones is the Charles Howard Chandler Professor at Emory University and A.D. White Professor At Large at Cornell University. Jones will discuss her books, her life and her career.  

Jones has earned fellowships from: 

Her writing has appeared in: 

  • The New York Times 
  • The Washington Post 
  • O, The Oprah Magazine 
  • Time 
  • Tin House 
  • The Believer 

Her two stories for Audible were part of the first slate of short fiction Audible Originals. 

Learn more about Jones and her novel. 

With questions, contact Kim Patterson, executive assistant to the dean.