Event Title

Reading: Jervey Tervalon

Presenter Information

Jervey Tervalon

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

6-4-1994 8:00 PM

End Date

6-4-1994 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from April 6, 1994 as part of the 25th annual UND Writing Conference: “Homelands,” Jervey Tervalon reads from Living for the City. Tervalon also responds to audience questions about his characters' redemption, his experience growing up in South Central, teaching high school English, his thoughts on the complexity of gang violence, corruption of law enforcement and court systems, how he started writing, and his response to gun violence and drug crimes.

Introduced by Hardy A. Robinson III.

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Apr 6th, 8:00 PM Apr 6th, 9:00 PM

Reading: Jervey Tervalon

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from April 6, 1994 as part of the 25th annual UND Writing Conference: “Homelands,” Jervey Tervalon reads from Living for the City. Tervalon also responds to audience questions about his characters' redemption, his experience growing up in South Central, teaching high school English, his thoughts on the complexity of gang violence, corruption of law enforcement and court systems, how he started writing, and his response to gun violence and drug crimes.

Introduced by Hardy A. Robinson III.