Ideas Festival: Taffy Brodesser-Akner


Thursday, March 28

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Main Library

Taffy Brodesser-Akner with Ilena Silverman.

Taffy Brodesser-Akner is a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and writes for the newspaper’s Arts & Leisure section. Prior to that, she was a contributing writer to GQ and to ESPN the Magazine. Her first novel, Fleishman Is In Trouble, will be published by Random House this year on June 18.

Ilena Silverman is the Features Editor of the New York Times Magazine. She has been an editor at Harper’s magazine, GQ and Vogue and has worked with Nikole Hannah-Jones, Emily Bazelon, Michael Pollan, Elizabeth Gilbert, Ann Patchett, Siddhartha Mukherjee and Jennifer Egan among other writers.



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