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***Spring 2021***

Speaking at Georgia Tech about the history of horror, Black horror and the future of modern horror.

***January 2021***

Just in Time: Do What We Say, Not What We Do: Academic Statements on Black Lives Matter. MLA
(https://mla.confex.com/mla/2021/meetingapp.cgi/Session/10815)

***October 2020***

Chesya was guest speaker for the Bonner Program, which is a “community service organization through which students partner with a non-profit for four years and serve as catalysts for social justice. The purpose of the Bonner Program is to learn from community partners to collaborate, engage, and serve, with local communities.” 

***Thursday, July 21, 2016***

Dogfish Reading Series!
Chesya will be reading for Dogfish in New Orleans!

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/639513536194670

***Thursday, Feb 25, 2016***

“(Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 26, 2016) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will host Chesya Burke, author of acclaimed short story collection “Let’s Play White” and “The Strange Crimes of Little Africa,” at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25 at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, Building 800, Selby Room.”

For more information: http://www.scf.edu/Administration/PublicAffairsMarketing/NewsReleases/2016/012616_Chesya_Burke_to_visit_SCF_Venice.asp

***Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016***

Chesya was chosen to speak to faculty and students for Agnes Scott College’s Writers and Scholars Series!

For more info: https://agnesscottwritersfestival.wordpress.com/

***Thursday, Jan 14, 2016***
Chesya’s work is being studied at The University of Texas at San Antonio. She is scheduled to speak with students there about her work, thought process in creating characters, and representations of black women characters within the genre.

***Monday, Nov 30, 2015***
Chesya will read to students at GA Tech from a new short story in process. Her story, Say, She Toy, is about a black female droid that is created to alleviate racism and sexism, and is used as a release for society’s oppression.