The Scent of Burnt Flowers: An Evening with Blitz Bazawule & Ayana Gray

Event Date: July 11, 2022 7:00 pm

Fleeing persecution in 1960s America, a Black couple seeks asylum in Ghana, but fresh dangers and old secrets threaten their newfound freedom in a hypnotic debut novel by Blitz Bazawule. Steeped in the history and mythology of postcolonial West Africa at the intersection of the civil rights movement in America, this gripping and ambitious debut merges political intrigue, magical encounters, and forbidden romance in an epic collision of morality and power.

The Scent of Burnt Flowers: A Novel by Blitz Bazawule