Bale Boone Symposium: Tayari Jones

The Gaines Center for the Humanities at the University of Kentucky is pleased to welcome acclaimed author and professor, Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones is the author of four novels, An American Marriage, an Oprah Book Club pick; Silver Sparrow, chosen for the NEA’s Big Read Library; The Untelling, and Leaving Atlanta. Jones holds degrees from Spelman College, Arizona State University, and the University of Iowa. She has received fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute For Advanced Studies, United States Artist Foundation, and Black Mountain Institute. She lives in Atlanta, where she is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Emory University.

Professor Jones will be doing a book signing following the event


Admission to this event is FREE and open to the public. Guests who present their Eventbrite registration ticket will be given priority admittance before 6:50pm. All seating is first-come, first-serve. At 6:50pm, we will begin allowing guests who did not register prior to enter. Prior registration does not guarantee you a seat anytime after 6:50pm. First year Lewis Honors Students must show their provided pass or they will be asked to wait until 6:50pm.  




Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00
Singletary Center for the Arts