Writers’ Block: Lydia Kiesling and The Golden State

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7 PM

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Hear from author Lydia Kiesling and unravel her razor-sharp debut novel, The Golden State, the story of a young mother on the edge of a breakdown who flees her sensible city life and embarks on a road trip with her toddler. Named one of the best books of 2018 by NPR and a fall read by Buzzfeed, Entertainment Weekly, Elle, and Vanity Fair, The Golden State is at its core about a young woman braving motherhood in a fractured America. Advance reading is encouraged but not necessary. Kiesling’s book will be available for purchase in the Museum Store.


Free for members
$12 nonmembers

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