Mathical Author Reading: Brittney Morris, "Slay" | National Math Festival
SLAY, by Brittney Morris

Mathical Author Reading: Brittney Morris, "Slay"

Friday April 16, 2021 from 4:00pm - 4:30pm ET

Join author Brittney Morris as she reads the story of Kiera Johnson, a 17-year-old self-taught computer programmer and video game developer. Kiera has tutored her classmates in mathematics for years, but can she solve the equation of figuring out who she is as a Black girl with a secret online identity?

This event was co-hosted by Dr. Noelle Sawyer (Southwestern University) and Kirsten Bohl (MSRI and Mathical Book Prize).


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Brittney Morris

Brittney Morris is the author of Slay. She is also the founder and former president of the Boston University Creative Writing Club. She holds a BA in economics. Brittney spends her spare time playing video games, slaying at DDR, and enjoying the Seattle rain from her apartment. She lives with her husband, Steven, who would rather enjoy the rain from a campsite in the woods because he hasn’t... Learn more