Tell-All Boston with Calvin Hennick: January 23rd
Join us on Thursday, January 23rd for the first Tell-All Boston event of 2020 with author Calvin Hennick at Porter Square Books, featuring Sari Boren, Angie Chatman, Doris Iarovici, Amy Yelin and alumni of our Memoir Incubator and Essay Incubator programs.
In his unforgettable debut memoir Once More to the Rodeo, Calvin Hennick holds a mirror up to both himself and modern America, in an urgent and timely story that all parents, and indeed all Americans, need to read. Five years into fatherhood, Calvin Hennick is plagued by self-doubt and full of questions. How can he teach his son to be a man, when his own father figures abandoned him? As a white man, what can he possibly teach his biracial son about how to live as a black man in America? And what does it even mean to be a man today, when society’s expectations of men seem to change from moment to moment? In search of answers, Calvin takes his young son on the road, traveling across the country to the annual rodeo in his small Iowa hometown.
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