Valeria Luiselli, Faces in the Crowd
Samantha Irby, Meaty
Reading and Signing
A Read Local Event
Valeria Luiselli and Samantha Irby will read from their recent essay collections out from Coffee House Press and Curbside Splendor, respectively, and discuss essays as bodies of work, with a focus on form and autobiographical inspiration. What do we harvest from our lives, and how do we best tell it? Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City in 1983 and grew up in South Africa. Her novels and essays have been translated into many languages and her work has appeared in publications including the New York Times, Granta, andMcSweeney's. She lives in New York City. Chicago-based writer and live lit performer Samantha Irby writes about tacos, hot dudes, diarrhea, and jams on her blog bitches gotta eat. She is also the author of the essay collection Meaty.
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