Photographs from Dr. Trudier Harris’ Presentation on May 15, 2013

The Alabama Center for the Book co-sponsored Dr. Trudier Harris’ lecture at the National Press Club on May 15, 2013, in Washington, D.C. The presentation was part of the American Women Writer’s National Museum’s 50-state project to showcase women writers from each state.

Her presentation was entitled “Bama Bones: A Black Southerner Talks Place & Creativity.” Dr. Harris was introduced by Dana A. Williams, chair and professor of African American Literature in the Department of English at Howard University.


L-R – Kathryn Yarborough, development director, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Alabama, Janice Law, AWWNM founder, Dr. Trudier Harris, professor of English, University of Alabama, Dr. Dana Williams, chair and professor of African American Literature, Howard University.

Dr. Trudier Harris speaks with one of her former students.