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Sarah Broom, author of The Yellow House, in conversation with Thelma Golden, presented by the Martha's Vineyard Author Series
This virtual event, hosted by the Martha's Vineyard Author Series, is free, but registration is required.
The Yellow House
in conversation with Thelma Golden
Sarah Broom's outstanding book, The Yellow House, is a memoir of a dilapidated and beloved house but also the story of New Orleans, its neglected, impoverished neighborhoods, and its Black population who are underemployed, underpaid and essential to the city's greatness. The Yellow House was the 2019 Non-Fiction National Book Award winner. Ms. Broom will be in conversation with Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, the world's leading institution devoted to visual art by artists of African descent.
Ms. Broom is an award winning author and journalist. The Yellow House is her first book and received the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction. It was one of President Obama's Favorite Books of 2019 as well as the New York Times 10 Best Books of the 2019. Her work has been published in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, and O, The Oprah Magazine, among others. Broom is a native New Orleanian and lives in New York.
Thelma Golden is the Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY, the world’s leading institution devoted to visual art by artists of African descent. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Barack Obama Foundation and speaks frequently on how art shapes the dialogue about race and culture.