Provincetown Womxn of Color weekend Special Book Event w/Zelda Lockhart "Trinity" 5/31 @4pm - Ptown

East End Books Ptown Presents: Provincetown Womxn of Color weekend Special Book Event w/Zelda Lockhart "Trinity" 5/31 @4pm - Ptown

Tickets: Provincetown Womxn of Color weekend Special Book Event w/Zelda Lockhart Tickets, Fri, May 31, 2024 at 4:00 PM | Eventbrite

Lambda Lit Foundation Duggins Outstanding Novelist Awardee Zelda Lockhart

 

The Hurston-Wright Award Finalist makes her long-awaited return with this electrifying saga--as moving and indelible as The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, The Turner House, and The Love Songs of W. E. B. DuBois--that explores three generations of a family trying to overcome trials and trauma and free themselves from the darkness of the past.

Lottie Rebecca Lee is spoken into the world in Fayetteville, North Carolina by a Black nurse who declares, "Lord Jesus, if that ain't the blackest little baby born this side of heaven." Later, Lottie will prove that she is the ancestors' promise to unearth the Mississippi and Ghanaian atrocities that have tormented Benjamin Lee, her grandfather who was born during the Great Depression in Mississippi's red clay tobacco fields, and Benjamin Junior, his son and Lottie Rebecca's father, born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where the post Korean War GI Bill promises prosperity. These two generations of men are haunted by the Mother-Spirit who did not survive enslavement's post-traumatic stress violence. Trinity is the riveting story of the daughter-spirit born to stitch love back into the scattered wombs of her Black mothers and call love back into the fishing blues songs of her Black male kin. Lottie Rebecca Lee is the Divine spirited daughter born to set everything back up right again, in this daringly original novel.

 

Zelda Lockhart is the author of Fifth Born, Cold Running Creek, and Fifth Born II: The Hundredth Turtle. Her fiction, poetry, and essays appear in several anthologies including Chautauqua and Obsidian II. She holds a PhD in Expressive Art Therapies, an MA in Literature, and a certificate from the New York Film Academy. She lives in North Carolina.

Event date: 
Friday, May 31, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event address: 
389 Commercial St.
Provincetown, MA 02657
Trinity: A Novel By Zelda Lockhart Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063160958
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Published: Amistad - July 4th, 2023