Join us for a reading and conversation with author Sophfronia Scott. She’ll talk about her own experience writing memoir and how Madeleine L’Engle influenced her work.
SOPHFRONIA SCOTT began her career as an award-winning magazine journalist for Time, where she co-authored the groundbreaking cover story “Twentysomething,” the first study identifying the demographic group known as Generation X. When her first novel, ALL I NEED TO GET BY, was published, Sophfronia was nominated for best new author at the African American Literary Awards. Her latest novel is UNFORGIVABLE LOVE. Sophfronia is also the author of an essay collection, LOVE’S LONG LINE, and a memoir, THIS CHILD OF FAITH, co-written with her son Tain. Her essays, short stories, and articles have appeared in publications including the New York Times, More, and O, The Oprah Magazine. Her essay “Why I Didn’t Go to the Firehouse” is listed among the Notables in Best American Essays 2017. Sophfronia teaches at Regis University’s Mile High MFA and Bay Path University’s MFA in Creative Nonfiction. She lives in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.
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