Sonya Huber, author of Pain Woman Takes Your Keys and Other Books, will read from her new book, Supremely Tiny Acts: A Memoir of a Day, about an arrest and court appearance with the climate action group Extinction Rebellion. The book is written in a stream-of-consciousness style that tries to track mundane thoughts and threads in the face of massive events. She will talk with attendees about the power of writing "the everyday" and share a few writing techniques.
Sonya will be joined in conversation by writer and theater director, Julia Lee Barclay-Morton.
If you missed the event, you can watch here.
Sonya Huber is the author of six books, including the award-winning essay collection on chronic pain, Pain Woman Takes Your Keys and Other Essays from a Nervous System and the forthcoming Supremely Tiny Acts: A Memoir in a Day. Her other books include Opa Nobody, Cover Me: A Health Insurance Memoir, and The Backwards Research Guide for Writers. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Brevity, Creative Nonfiction, and other outlets. She teaches at Fairfield University and in the Fairfield low-residency MFA program.
Julia Lee Barclay-Morton, PhD, is an award-winning writer and theater director, produced and published internationally; recently: essays in Prairie Schooner and Heavy Feather Review, winner of Nomadic Press Bindle Prize for story/chapbook, and play On the edge of/a cure produced by Rogue Players in NYC. Publications include Ohio Edit, NYTE, Prentice-Hall, Stockholm Review, Gertrude, The Other Stories, Burning House Press, and TL;DR. She founded Apocryphal Theatre in London, and was awarded a practice-as-research PhD by Northampton, UK, and BA from Wesleyan University. Now living in NYC, she is finalizing a book while coaching & teaching writers. Find her at TheUnadaptedOnes.com.