- Wednesday 25 April, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
- featuring Dorothy Alison
- ... and there will be cake!
Titles by Dorothy Allison in the LILAC collections:
Bastard out of Carolina
Trash : stories
Memoir and essays
Skin : talking about sex, class & literature
Two or three things I know for sure
A Question of class, in Sisters, sexperts, queers, edited by Arlene Stein
The Women who hate me : poetry, 1980-1990
There is more information about the books on LILAC's LibraryThing catalogue.
Dorothy Allison grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, the first child of a fifteen-year-old unwed mother who worked as a waitress. She describes herself as a feminist, a working class story teller, a Southern expatriate, a sometime poet and a happily born-again Californian.
Listen to a talk by Dorothy Allison on the power of the writer's voice on youtube.
March Book Group featured author: Renée
Renée has been honoured recently at the launch of her memoir These Two Hands - read about it at Lesbian News Aotearoa.
Read the page about Renée on the New Zealand Book Council website.
Follow Renée on her Wednesdaybusk blog and on Twitter. Listen to her talk with Kim Hill on Saturday Morning last November. Read what Playmarket had to say in awarding her the $20,000 cash prize to a playwright who has made a significant artistic contribution to theatre in Aotearoa.