Renowned scholar, writer, performer, teacher and master storyteller

Recent & Upcoming Appearances and Book Signings:

welcome

Welcome to this website for Dr. Njoki McElroy.  At this site, you can find  information on the author and preview literary works such as her  great  memoir, 1012 Natchez, covering the Great Migration.  You can also find out how to purchase materials and see Dr. McElroy’s appearance schedule for book signings and story telling in the table below and via the Appearances link.  Links to media coverage can also be found below.  Read a tribute to Dr. McElroy, the teacher, here...

Announcing Dr. McElroy’s long anticipated  Book!

1012 NATCHEZ:

A Memoir of  Grace, Hardship,  and Love

Dr. Njoki McElroy

Njoki McElroy recalls growing up in Texas, coming of age in New Orleans, and migrating to Chicago..  Find out more about this book and read excerpt from chapter one here!

Media Coverage

Gun Fun, Dr. McElroy writes poem about gun violence

Dr. McElroy Delivers Black History Presentation

Dr. McElroy Receives Honor from Dallas Public Library

*Storytelling performance series entitled "Our Stories: Bridging Communities and Building Trust through Storytelling”.  These Storytelling performances are presented by Caramia Theatre and directed by Dr. Njoki McElroy and Jiaan Powers.

When

Event

Location

Sat

06/02/2018

2:30 PM

Storytelling Performance*  at Owenwood Community Center

1451 John West Rd

Dallas, TX  75228

Sat

06/09/2018

2:30 PM

Storytelling Performance*  at Latino Cultural Center

2600 Live Oak Street

Dallas, TX  75204

Sat

06/16/2018

2:30 PM

Storytelling Performance* at  Oak Cliff Cultural Center

223 W. Jefferson Ave

Dallas, TX  75208

Sat

06/23/2018

2:30 PM

Storytelling Performance* at Pan African Connections

 

4466 South Marsalis Ave

Dallas, TX  75208

Thu

07/19/2018

11:00 AM

Waukegan Township Traveling Book Club

Herkovitz Library of African Studies, 1970 Campus Dr. 5th Floor Evanston, IL 60208

Sat

09/08/2018

9:00 AM —5:00 PM

Citizens Fest Storytelling Workshop

Gilley’s

1135 S. Lamar

Dallas, TX 75215