Irvin Weathersby discusses the power of art in a reading of his forthcoming book ‘In Open Contempt’

Irvin Weathersby currently teaches composition and creative writing at Queensborough Community College. (Photo Courtesy of @iweathersby Twitter account) While many people find themselves amazed by the beauty of art and monuments, they may not take the time to truly understand the history or symbolism behind them. Author Irvin Weathersby’s forthcoming book, “In Open Contempt,” takes its readers on this journey of education and recognition.

Weathersby, the Brooklyn-based author and professor, read an excerpt from his forthcoming book “In Open Contempt” to listeners over Zoom this past Tuesday. The reading was the second event in the Closs Virtual Reading Series, following […]


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