Celebrate the Release of “Spinster” in Paperback!

Kate Bolick during Touchstones at The Mount.
Kate Bolick during Touchstones at The Mount.

The following post was contributed by Kate Bolick, friend of The Mount and host of Touchstones: Conversations at The Mount.

Dear You and Yours,

To celebrate the paperback release of Spinster later this month, there will be three completely different events — an on-stage literary conversation, a night of Progressive Era theatricality, and an afternoon reading. You are cordially invited to one and all.

Monday, April 25
Meghan Daum & I talk Spinster
Book Court
163 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, April 28
Spinsters on Stage
Staged readings of three one-act plays about singledom/marriage/love, written by Neith Boyce, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and Edna St. Vincent Millay, read aloud (as in, these are writers, people, not professional actors) by Alex Gallafent, Alexandra Jacobs, Glenn Kenny, Troy Patterson, Sadie Stein, and Seth Colter Walls, and directed by Nikole Beckwith.
Bank Street Theater
155 Bank Street
New York, NY

Saturday, April 30
Reading & Book Signing
Firehouse Center for the Arts
Newburyport Literary Festival
Newburyport, MA

Yours truly,

Kate Bolick is the author of the New York Times bestseller Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own, a contributing editor for The Atlantic, and a freelance writer for The New York Times, Slate, and Vogue, among other publications. Previously, she was executive editor of Domino and a columnist for The Boston Globe. She has appeared on NBC’s Today show, CNN, MSNBC, and numerous NPR programs across the country. A recipient of a MacDowell fellowship, she holds a master’s in cultural criticism from New York University, where she also taught writing.