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TICKETED VIRTUAL EVENT: Morgan Jerkins, Caul Baby
April 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
HarperCollins presents New York Times bestselling author Morgan Jerkins for a reading and discussion of her new novel, Caul Baby. Following the critical and popular success of her first two books of nonfiction, Jerkins returns with her electrifying fiction debut, Caul Baby, a family saga filled with secrets, betrayal, intrigue, and magic.
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“In this fiction debut, a woman desperate for a baby after a series of failed pregnancies turns to the powerful Melancons of Harlem, whose celebrated healing powers lie in their possession of a caul. But they refuse to give her a piece while secretly whisking away a niece’s baby born with a caul and thus sure to extend their power. From the author of the New York Times best-selling Wandering in Strange Lands.” — Library Journal
Morgan Jerkins is the author of Wandering in Strange Lands and the New York Times bestseller This Will Be My Undoing and a Senior Editor at ZORA. A visiting professor at Columbia University and a Forbes 30 under 30 Leader in Media, Jerkins’s short form work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, ELLE, Esquire, and The Guardian, among many others. She is based in Harlem.