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Baruch Professor and Author Bridgett Davis Celebrates New Novel, Into the Go-Slow, Nov. 18



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NEW YORK, NY- November 12, 2014 - Baruch College invites you to a reading and book discussion celebrating Professor Bridgett Davis’ new novel, Into the Go-Slow, on Tuesday, November 18.

Bridgett Davis teaches a variety of journalism and creative writing courses within the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences.

Her debut novel, Shifting through Neutral, was a finalist for the 2005 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Davis is the books editor at Bold As Love Magazine, an online black-culture site, and her work has appeared in the Washington Post, Essence, O, The Oprah Magazine, and TheRoot.com, among other publications. Davis was also a screenwriter/producer and director for the 1998 film, Naked Acts, which won numerous awards and screened in 25 film festivals on four continents. In 2007, she received the Excellence in Education Award by the New York Association of Black Journalists. 

Professor Davis earned a BA in English from Spelman College in Atlanta and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University.

The event is free and open to the public.

 

WHAT:   A Reading & Celebration of Professor Bridgett Davis’ New Novel, Into the Go-Slow

WHEN:   Tuesday, November 18, 2014

               1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Baruch College - Newman Vertical Campus

               55 Lexington Ave

               Room: Room 14-270

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About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Manny Romero, (646) 660-6141, manuel.romero@baruch.cuny.edu
Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu
Celene McDermott, (646) 660-6134 celene.mcdermott@baruch.cuny.edu



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