In honor of the late great Toni Morrison, we would like to invite our community to celebrate the words and accomplishments of this remarkable woman - one of the most influential and important writers of her generation.
"We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives." - Toni Morrison
FREE TICKETED EVENT | LIMITED TO 100 GUESTS
Diane Bailey Morton, Executive Director of The Warehouse Arts District
Guest Speakers Include:
Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin
Dr. Kanika Tomalin is the Deputy Mayor and City Administrator of St. Petersburg, Florida.
Bob Devin Jones
Bob Devin Jones is Co-founder of The Studio@620 and resident of St. Petersburg since 1997. His participation spans across many educational and cultural organizations, including Academy Prep, City of St. Petersburg Arts Advisory Committee, Pinellas County Cultural Affairs Task Force, and the Florida Humanities Council. He’s on the boards of the Arts Center, American Stage Theater, Creative Clay, First Night, and Creative Tampa Bay.
Colette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times
Colette Bancroft is the book editor of the Tampa Bay Times. She joined the Times in 1997 and has been a news editor, general assignment features writer and food and travel writer, as well as a frequent contributor of reviews of books, theater and other arts.
Special Film Screening
'Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am"
Novelist Toni Morrison talks about her life and work in Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ latest documentary. Free popcorn and refreshments provided.
Toni Morrison books will be on sale provided by