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Westchester Book Launch for Jonathan Vatner & Grant Ginder in person (and streaming on Zoom)

July 17, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Free – $25.00

Please join us as we celebrate the new novels by Grant Ginder and beloved HVWC YoYB: Fiction teacher, Jonathan Vatner.

From Grant Ginder, the author of The People We Hate at the Wedding, soon to be a major motion picture starring Kristen Bell, Allison Janney and Ben Platt, comes a poignant, funny, and slyly beguiling novel which proves that, like democracy, family is a messy and fragile thing —perfect for fans of Veep’s biting humor, the family drama of Succession, and the joys of Kevin Wilson’s Nothing to See Here. Don’t miss Grant as he reads from Let’s Not Do That Again (April, 2022). From the author of Carnegie Hill, comes Jonathan Vatner’s The Bridesmaids Union, (Macmillan, June 2022), a captivating novel of family, Facebook groups, and bridesmaids gone rogue. Brimming with family drama, and set in the ever-encroaching world of Instagram DM’s and Facebook flame wars, The Bridesmaids Union shows the power and limits of alliances we form on social media, and how to make the most of the ones we’re born in

This event will be held in person and also live streamed via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent at the time of registration and again on the day of the event. Proof of vaccination is required to attend the reading. In person attendees are asked to follow all our health guidelines at the time of the event. This event is free but your donations are most appreciated.

Grant Ginder is the author of the novels Let’s Not Do That Again, Honestly, We Meant Well, The People We Hate at the Wedding, Driver’s Education, and This is How It Starts. Originally from Southern California, he studied at the University of Pennsylvania and received his MFA from NYU, where he currently teaches writing. He lives in Brooklyn with his husband, Mac, and their disastrous dog, Frankie. Follow Grant on Twitter and Instagram at @GrantGinder.

Jonathan Vatner is the author of The Bridesmaids Union, available on June 14, 2022, from St. Martin’s Press. His 2019 novel, Carnegie Hill, earned praise from People, Town & Country, The New York Post, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. He is the managing editor of Hue, the magazine of the Fashion Institute of Technology and teaches fiction writing at New York University and the Hudson Valley Writers Center. He lives in Yonkers, NY, with his husband and cats.



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July 17, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Free – $25.00
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Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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