MEMOIR LECTURE: Sarah Smarsh (SOLD OUT)
July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| Free – $15.00
Rescheduled from March 14
NEW Memoir Lecture
Sarah Smarsh, author of Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
Journalist and fifth-generation Kansan Sarah Smarsh chronicles both personal stories from her own life and deeply researched socioeconomic analysis of class in America, HEARTLAND: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth illuminates the unseen, unheard realities of the American working class—which over the course of the author’s turbulent upbringing in rural Kansas in the 1980s and ’90s became the American working poor.
2018 Finalist, National Book Award, nonfiction
Best Book of 2018 by NPR, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), and Publishers Weekly
Smarsh is a journalist who has reported on socioeconomic class, politics and public policy for The Guardian, The New York Times, The New Yorker and Harper’s online, VQR, Pacific Standard, Longreads, Guernica, the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and many others.
6 pm reception/6:30 pm program
This event is full and on a wait list. To place your name on the wait list, call 513-621-0717. If you were confirmed for the March 14 date, your reservation is valid.