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Celebrate National Book Week with Jacinda Townsend L'95, author of "Saint Monkey"

April 14, 2016 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037

Celebrate National Library Week with Jacinda Townsend, Law '95, author of "Saint Monkey." Professor Townsend's novel tells the story of the special friendship between two young girls as they grow into young women in the Jim Crow South of the 1950s and early 1960s. "Saint Monkey" was published in 2014 and continues to receive recognition and awards, including the James Fenimore Cooper award for historical fiction and the Kafka Price for Fiction. Co-sponsored by Goodson Law Library, the Black Law Students Association and the Women Law Students Association. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Marguerite Most at most@law.duke.edu.