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September 15 & 16: Good Thunder: Diana Spechler

September 15 & 16: Good Thunder: Diana Spechler

2016-09-13

Diana Spechler will be here for Good Thunder on Septmber 15 & 16. She is the author of the novels Who By Fire and Skinny, the New York Times column, “Going Off,” and a forthcoming nonfiction book based on that column. She has written for Esquire, GQ, Paris Review, Oprah Magazine, PANK, The Wall Street Journal, Salon, Slate, Nerve, Glimmer Train Stories, Brevity, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. She is also a seven-time Moth StorySLAM winner and has been featured on The Moth Radio Hour, The Moth podcast, The Daily Dish, and National Public Radio. Flavorwire named her one of “50 Writers You Need To See Read Live".

Mini-workshop from 10-11 a.m Thursday:
Twin River's Emy Frentz Gallery
523 S. Second St., Mankato

Craft talk from 3-4 p.m Thursday:
Ostrander Auditorium in Centennial Student Union

Thursday reading, followed by a book signing, from 7:30-8:30 p.m:
Room 245, Centennial Student Union. 
Books will be available for purchase.

Friday live story-telling workshop from 5-6 pm:
Arts Center of St. Peter
315 S. Minnesota Ave., Saint Peter, Minn.

Friday open mic, from 7:30-9 pm:
Arts Center of St. Peter
315 S. Minnesota Ave., Saint Peter, Minn.

All of Good Thunder Reading Series events are free and open to the public. 

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