Toni Morrison, American novelist, editor, and professor, is celebrated by guests spanning the fields of literature, music, government, and more. Hosts for the evening are Maya Angelou, author and poet; Nikki Giovanni, Virginia Tech University Distinguished Professor, poet, writer, commentator, and activist; and JoAnne Gabbin, professor of English and executive director of the Furious Flower Poetry Center at James Madison University. The event is free but tickets are required and limited to 2 per person. Tickets will be available beginning September 10. For more information about tickets, visit http://www.studentcenters.vt.edu/tickets/events.php
This event is presented by the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech and sponsored by the Office of the President, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, and University Development at Virginia Tech.