The Conversation — an activist-minded literary series at Women & Children First Bookstore — continues this Thursday, September 28 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
According to the organizers: “What’s the relationship between sex and power? Kim Brooks will ask some experts: Claire Dederer memoirist most recently of LOVE AND TROUBLE, who will be visiting from Seattle; Ashley Victoria, improv artist and doyenne of the Sex Positive variety show; C Russell Price, poet and author most recently of TONIGHT, WE FUCK THE TRAILER PARK OUT OF EACH OTHER; Gina Frangello, author most recently of EVERY KIND OF WANTING, and Sarah Hepola, author of BLACK OUT: REMEMBERING THE THINGS I DRANK TO FORGET. There’s a party afterward at Las Manos gallery, where we’ll talk some more and maybe some people will make out.”
The Conversation is a free, no-ticket event, open to all, but donations will be collected at the afterparty to fund a local nonprofit. Click here for more event details.
The series is curated by Kim Brooks, Rebecca Makkai, Zoe Zolbrod, Jana-Maria Hartmann, and Aleksandar Hemon, with Sarah Hollenbeck of Women & Children First.
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Adam Morgan is the founding editor of the Chicago Review of Books and the Southern Review of Books. His essays and criticism have appeared in The Paris Review, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago magazine, and elsewhere.