May 21 | 7:00 pm | The Root Of It All

Join us on May 21 for House of SpeakEasy’s literary cabaret “Seriously Entertaining” as four writers riff on this month’s theme.

 

We are delighted to welcome journalist and debut novelist Damian Barr, playwright and activist Eve Ensler, novelist and memoirist Boris Fishman, and poet and essayist Kevin Young, who will reflect on their journeys and share how they arrived at “The Root of It All.”

 

Please join us for a night of literary entertainment.

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5.21.19 @ 7PM – THE ROOT OF IT ALL
6.18.19 @ 7PM – THE SONG SINGS ITSELF

 

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Seriously Questioning…Damian Barr

Damian Barr is the author of Maggie & Me, which the Sunday Times named Memoir of the Year. He is Literary Ambassador for the Savoy in London where he hosts his Literary Salon, which has been going for ten years with hundreds of prominent guests including Bret Easton Ellis, John Waters, Colm Tóibín, Jojo Moyes, David Mitchell, and Mary Beard. The Salon has partnered with the BBC Short Story Prize and the Man Booker, Hay, and the Windham-Campbell Prizes. Barr is also Literary Editor of the Soho House group and appears regularly on BBC Radio 4. He is a Fellow of the Royal SocietySee More >

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