Tickets: $30 per person
Happy Hour with Aimee Bender
Saturday, October 6, 6-8 p.m., Central Library
Event will begin in the Bamboo Courtyard with wine, beer, soft drinks and light bites with celebrated author Aimee Bender. The author will talk about about the writing process, the value of fairy tales even in serious times, and why meaning is not always the key into a book. Books will be available for purchase from Lido village books and signing by the author.
About the Author
Aimee Bender is the author of five award-winning books: The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, An Invisible Sign of My Own, Willful Creatures, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, winner of the SCIBA award for best fiction and an Alex Award, and The Color Master, a NY Times Notable book for 2013.
Her short fiction has been published in Granta, GQ, Harper’s, Tin House, McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, and more, as well as heard on PRI’s “This American Life”and “Selected Shorts”. She lives in Los Angeles with her family, and teaches creative writing at USC.