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Kimberly Harrington: Amateur Hour *Signing*

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Stop by for a book signing and to meet the author!

ABOUT THE BOOK:  Welcome to essayist Kimberly Harrington’s poetic, hysterically funny (and occasionally just hysterical) world of motherhood, womanhood, and humanhood, not necessarily in that order. It’s a place of loud parenting, fierce loving, too much ice cream, too much social media, and occasional inner monologues in which light is shed on topics such as Pro/Con: Caving to PTO Bake Sale Pressure (“PRO: Skim the crappiest brownies for myself. CON: They’re really crappy.”) With accessibility and wit, she captures the emotions around parenthood in artful and earnest ways, highlighting this time in the middle—midlife, the middle years of childhood, how women are stuck in the middle of so much. It’s a place of elation, exhaustion, and time whipping past at warp speed. Finally, it’s a quiet space to consider the girl you were, the mother you are, and the older woman you will one day be.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Kimberly Harrington is a copywriter and creative director who has worked with Nike, Planned Parenthood, and Seventh Generation. She’s also co-founder and editor of the parenting humor site RAZED. She is a regular contributor to McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and her work has also appeared in The New Yorker, Timothy McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Splitsider, and Medium.


DATE:  Tuesday, May 1st from 10-11am

LOCATION:  Phoenix Books Burlington

ADMISSION:  Free and open to all.  (This event is not ticketed.)

Event address: 
191 Bank Street
Burlington, VT 05401
Amateur Hour: Motherhood in Essays and Swear Words Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062838742
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 1st, 2018