2 virtual Illinois Libraries Present author talks in May

Illinois Libraries PresentTwo virtual Illinois Libraries Present programs will be available through Paris Public Library in May.
An Evening with Michelle Zauner
Rescheduled to June 30, 7pm. Register

The virtual program, An Evening with Michelle Zauner, in partnership with Illinois Libraries Presents, has been moved from May 18th to Thursday, June 30th at 7pm. Michelle Zauner and her band will be appearing on Saturday Night Live on May 21st and that is the reason for the date change. If you are already registered for this program, your registration has been changed to the new date and you will receive a confirmation in your email reflecting that.

Michelle ZaunerBest known as a singer and guitarist who creates indie pop under the name Japanese Breakfast, Grammy Award-nominated Michelle Zauner has won acclaim from major music outlets around the world. She discusses her music career and her bestselling book Crying in H Mart. Her memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity was a New York Times notable book of the year.

Join us on Zoom for her conversation with Jessica Hopper, Chicago-based music critic, producer, and author. After registering, you will receive a link to view the virtual event.

Jessamine Chan & Emily Maloney
Wednesday, May 25, 7 p.m.

Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan and Emily Maloney will discuss the systems of power that impact our lives, our families, and our finances, through the lens of their acclaimed books, The School for Good Mothers and Cost of Living.

Jessamine Chan is the New York Times bestselling author of The School for Good Mothers, her debut novel. Her short stories have appeared in Tin House and Epoch. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and lives in Chicago with her family.

Emily MaloneyEmily Maloney is the author of Cost of Living, a collection of essays. Her work has appeared in Glamour, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Best American Essays, among others. She holds an MFA from The University of Pittsburgh and lives in Evanston, Illinois, with her partner and their dog.

Join us on Zoom for their conversation. After registering, you will receive a link to view the virtual event.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

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