Margaret Wilkerson Sexton at Backspace Bar & Kitchen

Backspace Bar & Kitchen hosts Margaret Wilkerson Sexton at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 23, at 139 Chartres.

Pushcart Prize and National Book Award nominee Margaret Wilkerson Sexton will appear at Backspace Bar & Kitchen for a book signing, in conjunction with The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival#TWF18

Margaret Wilkerson Sexton was born and raised in New Orleans. She studied creative writing at Dartmouth and law at UC Berkeley. She was a recipient of the Lombard fellowship and spent a year in the Dominican Republic working for a civil rights organization. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and her stories have been published or are forthcoming in Grey Sparrow Journal, Limestone Journal, and Broad! Magazine. She lives in the Bay Area, California.