Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Presents Ta-Nehisi Coates

Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures presents an essential voice of our times, National Book Award–winning author, Ta-Nehisi Coates with his debut novel, The Water Dancer.

Coates is the author of the bestselling books The Beautiful StruggleWe Were Eight Years in Power, and Between the World and Me.

The Water Dancer is a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom. It’s the story of Hiram Walker, who was born into bondage. Hiram’s unexpected journey strengthens his resolve to rescue the family he left behind.

Ta-Nehisi Coates in conversation with Damon Young will be held on Monday, December 7 at 7:30 pm. For more information, or to purchase your ticket, visit the Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures: Ta-Nehisi Coates event page. This is a virtual event that you can watch anytime online for one week.