City Art Presents Debra Monroe
Feb 24, 2016, 7:00 pm
Award-winning author Debra Monroe will discuss and read from her work, including her new book "My Unsentimental Education" at City Art.
Debra Monroe is the author of two story collection, two novels and two memoirs. Her recent memoir, My
Unsentimental Education, is the “salty and blunt” account of how the rags-to-riches story plays out differently fora woman. She is known as a “fierce” writer who presents “ever-hopeful lost souls with engaging humor and
sympathy” for prose that’s “rangy, thoughtful, ambitious, and widely, wildly knowledgeable.” She has published fiction in more than 50 magazines, and her essays have appeared in the New York Times, Salon.com, The
American Scholar and have been cited for Best American Essays often.
This event is made possible with support from Utah Humanities, the Utah Arts Council, the Salt Lake City Arts Council, Zoo, Arts, and Parks, X-mission, and audience donations.
Salt Lake City Public Library
210 E 400 S
Salt Lake City , UT 84111-2804