Speaking Fearlessly: Tressie McMillan Cottom

Thu. March 21, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Tressie McMillan Cottom (Thick) will read selections and discuss her collection of essays, in conversation with Deborah McDowell. Book sales and signing will follow. FREE to attend and open to the public.

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Why should you attend?

“To say this collection is transgressive, provocative, and brilliant is simply to tell you the truth. Thick is a necessary work and a reminder that Tressie McMillan Cottom is one of the finest public intellectuals writing today.” —Roxane Gay, author of Hunger

“Incisive, witty, and provocative essays. . . . The collection showcases McMillan Cottom’s wisdom and originality and amply fulfills her aim of telling powerful stories that become a problem for power.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“The meshing of the personal and political and the author’s take-no-prisoners attitude make these essays sizzle. A provocative volume bound to stir argument and discussion.” —Kirkus Reviews

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