At Home with Literati: James Tate Hill & M. Leona Godin

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 7:00pm

We're pleased to welcome James Tate Hill to our At Home with Literati Series in support of Blind Man's Bluff. He'll be joined in conversation by M. Leona Godin.

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James Tate Hill is an editor for Monkeybicycle and contributing editor at Literary Hub, where he writes a monthly audiobooks column. The Best American Essays has chosen two of his works as "Notable," and he won the Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel for Academy Gothic. Born in West Virginia, he lives in Greensboro, North Carolina.

M. Leona Godin is a writer, performer, educator, and the author of There Plant Eyes: A Personal and Cultural history of Blindness (Pantheon, 2021). Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Playboy, O Magazine, Catapult, and other print and online publications. She produced two plays: “The Star of Happiness” about Helen Keller’s time performing in vaudeville, and “The Spectator and the Blind Man,” about the invention of braille. Godin holds a PhD in English Literature from NYU and has lectured on art, accessibility, disability, and technology at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, Rice University, and the American Printing House for the Blind, among other venues. Her online magazine exploring the arts and sciences of smell and taste, Aromatica Poetica, publishes writing and art from around the world.


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Blind Man's Bluff: A Memoir By James Tate Hill Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393867176
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 3rd, 2021