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Mount Vernon Library Presents Book Talk, Signing With Lashonda Barnett

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MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Mount Vernon Public Library is offering an opportunity for residents to meet "Jam on the Vine" author Lashonda Katrice Barnett at the library on Thursday, May 14, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Community Room.  

Barnett will be present for a book signing and discussion. Her novel, "Jam on the Vine" was released in February 2015 which chronicles the life of Ivoe, a trailblazing African American woman journalist in the Jim Crow South. 

Barnett has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize. She currently writes full-time at home on Manhattan's upper West side. 

Copies of "Jam on the Vine" will be available for purchase after the talk. Light refreshments will be served. For questions, contact Rebecca Steere at


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