Craft Talk with Angela Flournoy
Location: The Loft at Open Book (Performance Hall)
Day of the Week: Friday
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
• Regular: $15.00
• Member: $10.00
The Loft presents Angela Flournoy, author of The Turner House (Mariner Books, 2015), as she reads from her novel and elaborates on matters of writing process and craft in a lively discussion with Loft students and staff. Come grab a glass of wine or coffee at Open Book and be a part of the conversation!
ANGELA FLOURNOY is the author of The Turner House, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times notable book of the year. The novel was also a finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction and an NAACP Image Award. She is a National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree for 2015. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New York Times, The New Republic, The Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere.
A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Flournoy received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. She has taught at the University of Iowa, The New School and Columbia University.
Flournoy is currently the Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellow at the New York Public Library Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.
Advanced tickets guarantee a general admission seat and help cover the Loft's costs to host the event. Pay-what-you-can tickets are available at the door 30 minutes prior to the event on a first-come, first-served basis. No one turned away for lack of funds. Doors open 30 minutes before the event. Seating is general admission (not assigned).