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Friday, April 29 • 10:00am - 11:30am
1D: All-Conference Read in Non-Fiction: HER by Christa Parravani FILLING

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Our selection for the 2016 All-Conference Read in Non-Fiction is Her by Christa Parravani. During this session, Ms. Parravani will join us to discuss how she constructed the book as well as its path to publication. This writer-focused book club will be led by the author and WBUR senior correspondent Deborah Becker. 

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Deborah Becker

WBUR Senior Correspondent
Deborah Becker is a Senior Correspondent and Host at WBUR.  Her reporting focuses on mental health, criminal justice and education. Deb is also a substitute host on several WBUR programs and helps produce and report for various WBUR special projects. Deb also worked on the launch of WRNI, Rhode Island’s NPR News Station, where she served as Morning Edition host and host of the weekly show “Focus Rhode Island.&rdquo... Read More →
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Christa Parravani

Author, HER, Non-Fiction All-Conference Read
Christa Parravani is the author of the bestselling Her: A Memoir. Parravani’s writing has appeared in Catapult, Marie Claire, Glamour, The Washington Post, Salon, The Rumpus, The Daily Beast, The London Times, The Daily Mail, The Guardian, and in Shelia Heti's Women in Clothes, among other places. She has an M.F.A. in Visual Art from Columbia University, and an M.F.A. in Fiction from Rutgers Newark. She is an Assistant Professor of Creative... Read More →



Friday April 29, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
Terrace Room