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Author LaShonda Katrice Barnett To Visit Mount Vernon May 14

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MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Author LaShonda Katrice Barnett will read from her latest novel "Jam on the Vine" Thursday at Mount Vernon Public Library.

"Jam on the Vine" is the debut novel from Barnett and follows an African-American woman journalist in the South during the Jim Crow era. Barnett has received two nominations for the Pushcart Prize and her previous works include a trilogy of full length plays and two volumes of interviews with women musicians.

The event is from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Following the reading, Barnett will sign copies of "Jam on the Vine." Copies will be available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.

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