F206. A Reading & Conversation with Ada Calhoun, Sponsored by Grove/Atlantic & Seattle Arts and Lectures

Lila Cockrell Theatre, Henry B. González Convention Center, Street Level
Friday, March 6, 2020
12:10 pm to 1:25 pm


Ada Calhoun will read from her forthcoming novel and will be interviewed by Kristen Millares Young. Ada Calhoun is the author of the memoir Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give, named an Amazon Book of the Month and one of the top ten memoirs of 2017 by W magazine; and the history St. Marks Is Dead, one of the best books of 2015, according to Kirkus and the Boston Globe. She has collaborated on several New York Times bestsellers and freelanced for the New York Times, New York, and The New Republic.



Kristen Millares Young is the author of Subduction. A prizewinning journalist, essayist, and book critic, she is Prose Writer-in-Residence of Hugo House. Her work appears in The Washington Post, The Guardian, The New York Times, Hobart, Moss, and Poetry Northwest. She is cofounder and chair of InvestigateWest.

Ada Calhoun is the author of the New York City history St. Marks Is Dead and the memoir Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give. She has taught writing at Gotham Writers Workshop, the Miami Writers Institute, and the Summer Writers' Conference at Rutgers.


March 8–11, 2023
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Convention Center