Naomi Jackson in conversation with Jacqueline Woodson
August 30, 2016, 7:00 PM
The Star Side of Bird Hill is Naomi Jackson’s lyrical debut novel of community, betrayal, and love, centered on an unforgettable matriarchal family. Two sisters, ages 10 and 16, are exiled from Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them. When the father they barely know comes to reclaim them, the sisters must choose between the Brooklyn they once knew or the Barbados of their family. Jackson will be joined in conversation by National Book Award-winner Jacqueline Woodson.