BLB Virtual Event: Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel Makonnen, Last Gate of the Emperor

 

LAST GATE OF THE EMPEROR is an Afrofuturist adventure about a mythical Ethiopian empire. This epic sci-fi and fantasy adventure is Black Panther meets Tristan Strong – a setting and series unlike anything out there in middle-grade, told by #OwnVoices creators.

 

 

You're Invited!

Purchase Last Gate of the Emperor and come chat with us!

You will receive the link and the password for the event. 

Event date: 

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Event address: 

South Bend, IN 46617
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