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An Evening with Jenny Slate: Readings from “Little Weirds” & Beyond

Saturday, December 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Kilburn Mill Event Center
127 W Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA

Join world-class writer, actress, filmmaker, and stand-up comedian Jenny Slate for an evening of live readings and Q&A!

New York Times best-selling author, creator of Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, and star of such movies as Obvious Child and The Sunlit Night, Jenny Slate will read from her latest book, Little Weirds. Author and award-winning documentary filmmaker Sadia Shepard (The Girl from Foreign) will then lead a conversation and Q&A session with Jenny. It’s sure to be a cozy, heartwarming, hilarious evening! Tickets are $40 and are limited, so get yours today!

About Little Weirds:

Step into Jenny Slate’s wild imagination in this “magical” (Mindy Kaling), “delicious” (Amy Sedaris), and “poignant” (John Mulaney) New York Times bestseller about love, heartbreak, and being alive — “this book is something new and wonderful” (George Saunders).

“Jenny Slate is an artist in the broadest sense of the word…Adjust your expectation of a run-of-the-mill memoir and ready yourself to drop straight into Slate’s imagination. Her ability to paint a meticulous mental picture with nothing but words on a page can only be described as gifted.”―ASSOCIATED PRESS

“A man on the 2 Express Train read some of Jenny Slate’s Little Weirds over my shoulder. ‘What kind of book is this?’ he asked. ‘The best kind,’ I replied.”―JOHN MULANEY

“A delight to read. It’s a collection of beautiful, hilarious, genuine essays and really is meant for times when you feel heavy. Slate jumps between deeply considering a dead deer on her parents property, to transcribing her borderline surrealist dreams, to poignantly investigating heartache and the forms it takes in such a genuine way I couldn’t help but feel that it was written by a friend for me.”―VANITY FAIR

“This book is a party. It’s a peppy procession of all my Little Weirds.”―JENNY SLATE, HERSELF

 

 

This event is a benefit for the Southeastern Massachusetts Agricultural Partnership (SEMAP).  All proceeds go towards supporting our work to build a resilient, sustainable local food system in southeastern Massachusetts. To learn more about our work, click here.

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