CREATIVE WRITING READING SERIES
Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021 via ZOOM
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
York University's Creative Writing Reading Series is proud to host the Canadian launch of Michelle Orange's searing work of cultural memoir, Pure Flame. Pure Flame explores the meaning of maternal legacy ― in Orange's own family and across a century of seismic change.
Michelle Orange is author of the essay collection This Is Running for Your Life, which was named a best book of the year by The New Yorker. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, The New York Times, Slate, Bookforum, The Nation, and many other outlets. A contributing editor and columnist for the Virginia Quarterly Review, she teaches in the graduate writing programs at Goucher College and Columbia University. She was born and raised in London, Ontario and currently divides her time between Brooklyn and Baltimore.
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