Seekers Book Club: Turn Me Loose

October 19, 2023, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Johnson City Public Library

Book Club

On Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m., ages 18 and older are invited to Seekers Book Club to discuss Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers by Frank X Walker. The group meets at the Langston Centre (315 Elm Street, Johnson City) on the third Thursday of every month.


Registration is required; call the Langston Centre at (423) 434-5785 to register and learn more. A few copies of Turn Me Loose will be available to the first registrants who sign up. 


"Around the void left by the murder of Medgar Evers in 1963, the poems in this collection speak, unleashing the strong emotions both before and after the moment of assassination...the poems accumulate facets of the love and hate with which others saw this man, unghosting him in a way that only imagination makes possible" (The University of Georgia Press, 2013).


Seekers Book Club is a monthly book discussion group that reads classic and contemporary works by African American authors. The series is a partnership between Johnson City Public Library and the Langston Centre.


October 19, 2023

6:30pm - 8:00pm

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Langston Centre

315 Elm St, Johnson City, TN 37601


Johnson City Public Library

(423) 434-4450

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