New Orleans Public Library
African American Resource Center

Tom Dent Literary Festival
November 4-6, 2004
Tom Dent Forum
Jarita Davis

Saturday, November 5

Jarita Davis, 6th Annual Tom Dent Forum featured writer, poses with her chapbook, "There Should Be More Water". Ms. Davis' work examines her Cape Verdian ancestry.

Dr. Danille K. Taylor, Dean of Humanities at Dillard University, reviews Ms. Davis' work.

Dedra Johnson, Assistant Professor of English at Dillard University, responds to Ms. Davis' writings.

Dr. Taylor, Ms. Johnson and Ms. Davis discuss and respond to an audience member's question.

The Tom Dent Forum ended the 3 day Tom Dent Literary Festivals. Participants of the forum (left to right) Dedra Johnson, Dr. Danille Taylor, Jarita Davis take a moment to pose with Valencia Hawkins (Head of the African American Resource Center), and Errin Levingston (AARC staff member).

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