Playing in the Dark: 8/28 Vigil for Toni Morrison


Graphic via Literary Hub’s “75 Covers of Toni Morrison’s Beloved From Around the World”

Vigil: a period of intentional sleeplessness.

an occasion for devotional observance on the eve of a holy day.


“I’ve traveled. All over. I’ve never seen anything like you. How could anything be put together like you? Do you know how beautiful you are? Have you looked at yourself?’

‘I’m looking now.”

-Toni Morrison, Paradise

Join Room 220, Wednesday, August 28th, 7:00-9PM for an evening of observance and exchange featuring a literary playlist curated by journal editor, Kristina Kay Robinson. Community contribution to the programming of the observance are encouraged and welcomed! Light refreshments will be served. Bring a candle and a white rose if you feel inclined. This event is free and open to the public.