Port Coquitlam author Yabome Gilpin-Jackson will sign copies of her new book at Leigh Square Community Arts Village on Saturday.
Gilpin-Jackson, who was born in Germany and grew up in Sierra Leone, has a short story collection out titled identities, which describe African experiences around the world.
She will be at the Gathering Place (2253 Leigh Sq.) on Feb. 11 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. — with entertainment by Yvonne Kushe and Adeyemi Taylor-Lewis — as well as at Chapters (2991 Lougheed Hwy., Coquitlam) on Feb. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.
The events coincide with Black History Month. Visit sldconsulting.org.