Jesmyn Ward: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Two-time National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward joins us for a discussion of her most recent novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing, a profound Southern odyssey and searing chronicle of twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old Testament, Ward shows us life on the gulf coast of Mississippi for one American family, as they travel through the South. Ward is the author of the critically acclaimed titles Salvage the Bones and Men We Reaped, and editor of The Fire This Time. She will be joined in conversation with Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.