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Book Talk with Raechel Anne Jolie
  • Date: Wednesday, February 15th, 20232023-02-15
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Location: FAC 189 (Recital Hall)FAC 189 (Recital Hall)

Join us for a book talk with Raechel Anne Jolie as they discuss growing up queer and working class in the Midwest, and the art of rendering marginalized identities and experiences in memoir. Presented by the Department of English and the Gender & Women's Studies program.


Raechel Anne Jolie (she/they) is a writer and educator based in Cleveland, Ohio. She holds a Ph.D. in Critical Media Studies, with a minor in Feminist & Critical Sexuality Studies from the University of Minnesota. Her writing has appeared in The Baffler, Bitch, Teen Vogue, In These Times, among other publications. Rust Belt Femme is their first memoir and received recognition in NPR's Favorite Books of 2020, was a finalist in the Heartland Bookseller's Award, and was the winner of the Independent Publisher Book Award in LGBTQ Nonfiction.

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