Reading With Purpose Book Group: Horse Girls: Recovering, Aspiring, and Devoted Riders Redefi

Code: SL32501

Dates: December 1, 2021

Meets: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $39.00

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NEW The book is described by Harper Collins Publishing as a “compelling and provocative essay collection that smashes stereotypes and redefines the meaning of the term “horse girl,” broadening it for women of all cultural backgrounds.” “By turns thought-provoking and personal, Horse Girls reclaims its titular stereotype to ask bold questions about autonomy and desire, privilege and ambition, identity and freedom, and the competing forces of domestication and wildness.”
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Halimah Marcus

Halimah Marcus is the Executive Director of Electric Literature, an innovative digital publisher based in Brooklyn, and the Editor-in-Chief of its weekly fiction magazine, Recommended Reading. She is also the editor of Horse Girls, an anthology that reclaims and recasts the horse girl stereotype, published withHarper Perennial on August 3, 2021. Her short stories have appeared in Indiana Review, Gulf Coast, One Story, BOMB, The Literary Review, and The Southampton Review. Halimah grew up in Narberth, attended Friends' Central School and rode in Radnor and Malvern. She has an MFA from Brooklyn College and lives in the Catskill region of New York.

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Ellen Trachtenberg

Ellen Trachtenberg is the owner of the Narberth Bookshop, which she opened in 2016 after more than 25 years of book industry experience. Prior to opening the bookshop, Ellen served as a book publicist and publishing consultant.

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