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What's The Story? Criminal Justice and Storytelling

A monthly speaker series from The Marshall Project
01.23.2019 12:00 p.m.
The Google Space
25 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20001

“What’s the Story?” is a monthly speaker series, hosted by The Marshall Project, featuring prominent Americans as they explore how to create and disrupt narratives around criminal justice.

This series will feature a conversation between Tayari Jones, Piper Kerman and David Simon. Moderated by Carroll Bogert, President of The Marshall Project.

Best-selling novelist Tayari Jones is the author of "An American Marriage," which explores the devastating impact of a false conviction on a family and community.

David Simon is a journalist, author, and the creative force behind multiple acclaimed television shows including The Wire, Homicide: Life On The Street, and the Deuce.

Piper Kerman is the bestselling author of "Orange is the New Black," and teaches writing in two state prisons with Otterbein University.

Lunch will be served.

The series is sponsored by the Public Welfare Foundation.