Bionic Women Writers Experience: Sunday Morning Showcase

Bionic Women Writers Experience: Sunday Showcase

Bionic Women Writers Experience: Sunday Morning Showcase

Nov 08 @ 10 AM - 11:15 AM $20 - $25

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor

1221 2 St SW
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Sunday Morning with Tessa McWatt

But wait there’s more! Don’t miss our bonus showcase featuring spring 2020’s most talked-about female author, and an inspiration for anyone looking to find kinship and solidarity in story. In this moving on-stage conversation about her latest book, Shame on Me, critically acclaimed novelist Tessa McWatt turns her eye on herself, her body, and the world in a powerful new work of non-fiction.

Tessa McWatt has been called Susie Wong, Pocahontas, and “black bitch,” and has been judged as not black enough by people who assume she straightens her hair. Now, through a close examination of her own body — nose, lips, hair, skin, eyes, ass, bones and blood — which holds up a mirror to the way culture reads all bodies, she asks why we persist in thinking in terms of race today when racism is killing us.