April 13 and 14, 2007 to be exact.
Thanks to the University of Utah's Ethnic Studies Program, I will be part of a panel called "Contemporary Creative Voices: Black Male Writers Discuss Masculinity and Hip Hop."
The panelists include Michael Datcher, Mel Donalson, Jervey Tervalon, and myself, Fred Smith. There will be food, drink, and a reception featuring Senegalese artist Djibril N'Doye and "I Am Because We Are" exhibit.
Event details: Friday, April 13 from 7 - 9 pm. Location: Distinctive African American Art & Premier Gallery, 357 South 200 East, Salt Lake City (north of the City Library and Trax Station). (801) 533-8373.
So... I need some of you with friends, colleagues, online friends, etc... in SLC area to get them to the University of Utah-sponsored event on Friday, April 13 evening and Saturday, April 14 morning for our talk and writing workshops. Contact U of U's Ethnic Studies Program at (801) 581-5206 for specific event information.