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First Thursdays with Wallace Bass Boyd

Wallace will read and perform stories and poetry from his memoir That Brother Can Knit, including his seminal work: "Knitting My Father's Breath," and he will have copies of the book on hand for signing.

Author of That Brother Can Knit: A Creative Memoir of A Black Gay Man From Alabama (, Wallace Bass Boyd is a creative writer, multicultural storyteller, and folk fiber artist. He has taught knitting classes at the prestigious John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina and in craft stores in Washington, DC. He also enjoys empowering others to tell their story. He has taught memoir writing workshops to New York City elders at the Riverdale YHA and the JASA Coop City senior centers. Look for his knitwear designs at quality yarn shops and on

Earlier Event: February 1
Men's Night
Later Event: February 4
Beginner Knitting Part 1