Jonathan Escoffery’s debut story collection IF I SURVIVE YOU has been long-listed for the National Book Award and short-listed for the 2023 Booker Prize. Pulsing with vibrant lyricism and inimitable style, sly commentary and contagious laughter, the novel follows a Jamaican family striving for more in Miami. Jonathan appears courtesy of the Key West Literary Seminar.
All speaker series events begin at 6:00 p.m. Speaker Series talks are free. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Gates open at 5:30. We will make every effort to seat everyone. In case of rain, the event will be held inside the library.