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Therese Anne Fowler in conversation with Jessica Handler

Therese Anne Fowler in conversation with Jessica Handler

Decatur Library Auditorium

March 11, 2020, 7:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Doors open at 6:30. Event is free and open to the public, but you must purchase a copy of A Good Neighborhood from Eagle Eye in order to enter the signing line. Join us for an evening with Therese Anne Fowler, the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald and A Well-Behaved Woman. Her new novel, A Good Neighborhood, asks big questions about life in America today—what does it mean to be a good neighbor? How do we live alongside each other when we don’t see eye to eye?—as it explores the effects of class, race, and heartrending love in a story that’s as provocative as it is powerful. Therese will be joined in conversation by Atlanta author Jessica Handler. Therese Anne Fowler is a New York Times and USA Today best selling author whose novels present intriguing people in difficult situations, many of those situations deriving from the pressures and expectations of their cultures as well as from their families. Her books are available in every format and in multiple languages, and are sold around the world. Z has been adapted for television by Amazon Studios. A Well-Behaved Woman is in development with Sony Pictures Television. Therese earned a BA in sociology and cultural anthropology and an MFA in creative writing, both from North Carolina State University. She has been a visiting professor and occasionally teaches fiction writing at conferences and workshops. A member of Phi Beta Kappa and PEN America, she is married to award-winning professor and author John Kessel. They reside in North Carolina.