Ridgefield Native and Author in Conversation with Emily Pambianchi at Ridgefield Library on June 13

"What My Mother And I Don't Talk About" Author Talk with Michele Filgate

Books on the Common and Ridgefield Library invite you to an Author Talk with Ridgefield native Michele Filgate as she discusses her recently released book of essays What My Mother And I Don't Talk About: 15 Writers Break the Silence. Michele Filgate will be in conversation with fellow Ridgefielder Emily Pambianchi of Social Graces Communication. 

“These are the hardest stories in the world to tell, but they are told with absolute grace. You will devour these beautifully written—and very important— tales of honesty, pain, and resilience.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love and City of Girls

Michele Filgate’s work has appeared in Longreads; The Washington Post; the Los Angeles Times; The Boston Globe; The Paris Review Daily; Tin House; Gulf Coast; O, The Oprah Magazine; BuzzFeed; Refinery29; and many other publications. Currently, she is an MFA student at NYU, where she is the recipient of the Stein Fellowship. She’s a contributing editor at Literary Hub and teaches at the Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop and Catapult. What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About is her first book.

This program is co-sponsored by Books on the Common.  Copies of What My Mother and I Don't Talk About will be available for sale and signing at the event. 



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