F278. CANCELLED: Not Here to Be Nice: The Burden of Likability on Female Characters
Friday, March 6, 2020
3:20 pm to 4:35 pm
Frances de Pontes Peebles is the author of the novels The Seamstress and The Air You Breathe. Her books have been translated into ten languages and won the Elle Grand Prix for fiction, the Friends of American Writers Award, and the James Michener-Copernicus Society of America Fellowship.
Asali Solomon is the author of Disgruntled. She received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award for the stories later collected in Get Down, her first book. In 2007 she was named one of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35. Solomon teaches fiction writing and literature at Haverford College.
Melissa Rivero is the author of The Affairs of the Falcóns. She works as in-house legal counsel at a start-up in New York.