Books by Black authors

Three works of fiction to be discussed at Beaconsfield

Beaconsfield Book Club’s BIPOC Speculative Fiction Society featuring books by Black authors returns Feb 25.

The Beaconsfield Book Club is back. Join culture critic and diversity specialist Evelyn Bradley and writer and historical interpreter Caitlyn Paxson as they read and chat about three speculative historical fantasy books by Black authors.

The books to be discussed include The Monsters We Defy by Leslye Penelope on February 25, The Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clark on March 31, and The Conductors by Nicole Glover on April 28. 

Book club meetings are recommended for ages 18+. They will be held at Beaconsfield Carriage House, 2 Kent Street, Charlottetown, running from 1–2:30 pm. Admission is free or by donation. Light refreshments will be served. 

Copies of the books will be available at a 15 percent discount for Beaconsfield Book Club members at Bookmark and at the Charlottetown Library Learning Centre.

“We want to ensure accessibility and inclusivity in exploring these exceptional narratives,” says Caitlyn Paxson. “We welcome everyone to join us in this captivating literary journey.”

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