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MEMBER COFFEE AND CONVERSATION with Tina Jenkins Bell
July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Join us for coffee, light refreshments, and conversation with writer Tina Jenkins Bell.
Tina Jenkins Bell is a fiction writer, playwright, freelance journalist, literary activist, and academic. Bell is a three-time recipient of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events grant, an Illinois Arts Council grant and two fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation. She is a co-founder of FLOW (For the Love of Writing) and has collaborated with numerous writing organizations, authors, and bookstores to offer literary programming on Chicago’s south side.She has collaborated with Janice Tuck Lively and Sandra Jackson-Opoku to produce “A Conversation with Lorraine Hansberry and Gwendolyn Brooks,” a fictitious account of the literary icons discussing race and women’s issues during a chance meeting in heaven. Her prose has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Hypertext Journal, ZYZZYVA Literary Magazine, and Us Against Alzheimer’s.