Letters & Spirits

WITH AUTHORS SANDERIA FAYE, ANNA BADKHEN, & BEN FOUNTAIN

Letters & Spirits features original prose works read by the authors themselves.

Dates & Times: 6:00-8:00 PM

  • October 6 –  The Mourner’s Bench by Sanderia Faye | POSTPONED until February 16, 2023
    • Set in the summer of 1964 in Maeby, Arkansas, Mourner’s Bench is the story of a young girl coming to terms with religion, racism, and feminism while also navigating the terrain of early adolescence and trying to settle into her place in her family and community.
  • November 3Bright Unbearable Reality by Anna Badkhen
    • Eleven essays set on four continents and united by a common thread of communion and longing. The subject throughout the collection is bright unbearable reality itself, a translation of Greek enargeia, which, says the poet Alice Oswald, is ‘when gods come to earth not in disguise but as themselves.
  • December 15 – The Jacmel Wreck by Ben Fountain
    • Ben Fountain’s forthcoming novel. Come for a sneak preview!

Cost: $40 ($25 for Members — discount applied automatically at checkout after signing in

Venue: Cour Regard at the Dallas Institute

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