Charis and Outwrite bring in acclaimed writers Lawrence Jackson, Lisa Earle McLeod

Black history & resolving conflict topics of author events

Dr. Lawrence Jackson speaks at Charis Books & More today about his book, “The Indignant Generation: A Narrative History of African-American Writers and Critics, 1934-1960,” the “first narrative history of the neglected but essential period African-American literature between the Harlem Renaissance and the Civil Rights Era,” according to a press release.

Authors including Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Gwendolyn Brooks and James Baldwin made significant contributions to black history with their writings during this time.

The reading starts at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Charis is located at 1189 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307.

At Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse tonight, author and columnist Lisa Earle McLeod speaks about her new book, “Triangle of Truth: The Surprisingly Simple Secret to Resolving Conflicts Large and Small.” This event begins at 7:30 p.m. and is also free and open to the public.

McLeod’s book is based on methods to solve problems that are “applicable to everything from the bedroom to boardroom, PTA meetings to vacation planning.”

Outwrite is located at 991 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309.