Special Event: Jennifer Finney Boylan in Conversation
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July 9, 2021 • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm$20.00
Boylan, the author of sixteen books, is the inaugural Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence at Barnard College of Columbia University. A Contributing Opinion Writer at The New York Times, her column appears on the op/ed page on alternate Wednesdays.
She has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Kinsey Institute for Research on Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, and also provided counsel for the TV series Transparent and I Am Cait. Her next book project is a novel co-authored with Jodi Picoult, slate for publication in autumn of 2022 by Ballantine/Random House.
Her 2003 memoir, She’s Not There: a Life in Two Genders(Broadway/Doubleday/Random House) was the first bestselling work by a transgender American. A novelist, memoirist, and short story writer, she is also a nationally known advocate for human rights. Jenny has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show on four occasions; Live with Larry King twice; the Today Show, the Barbara Walters Special, NPR’s Marketplace and Talk of the Nation; she has also been the subject of documentaries on CBS News’ 48 Hours and The History Channel.
Signed copies of GOOD BOY: My Life in Seven Dogs will be available for purchase through The Mark Twain Store; proceeds benefit The Mark Twain House & Museum. Books will be shipped after the event; we regret that we’re not able to ship books outside the U.S., as it is cost-prohibitive to do so.