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2022 Michigan Notable Author Visit

2022 Michigan Notable Author Colby Cedar Smith will be at Briggs Library to discuss her novel-in-verse Call Me Athena: Girl from Detroit

Call me Athena

Author and poet Colby Cedar Smith will be at Briggs to discuss her 2022 Michigan Notable Book, Call Me Athena: Girl from Detroit.

Cover image of Call me Athena

Monday, May 2


Loosely based on her paternal grandmother, this novel in verse captures one young woman's struggle for independence, equality, and identity as the daughter of Greek and French immigrants in tumultuous 1930s Detroit.

Colby Cedar Smith holding copies of her book

No library card is needed to attend this FREE event

Advance registration is appreciated, and is now available

Copies of Call Me Athena will be available for purchase at the event