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Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College (CUNY)

The Center for Black Literature (CBL) at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York provides a forum for ensuring that literary scholarship and conversations on Black writers and scholars are sustained and that the general public, including educators, students and young people, and elders are exposed to a broad range of Black writers, including the literature of those whose texts are not widely available and/or not promoted or read because they are not viewed as commercially viable, although they are valuable and worthy of serious and careful reading and scholarship. The center also collects and documents conference proceedings. Additionally, the CBL provides writer-in-residency programs that bring teaching artists and writers to educational institutions; these programs offer rare opportunities for students and ...

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