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Author Event R.O. Kwon
March 3 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CSTFree
Local Libraries LIT to welcome author R.O. Kwon on March 3 at 7 p.m. The sixth virtual event in the series offered by public libraries in Johnson County, as well as the University of Iowa and Kirkwood Libraries with support from The Tuesday Agency.
R.O. Kwon was born in South Korea and has lived most of her life in the United States.
As an author and essayist, her writing explores identity, sexuality, and the comforts and
complications of religion.
R.O.’s bestselling debut novel, The Incendiaries, was named a best book of the year (2018) by over forty publications, received the Housatonic Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Award, the Los Angeles Times First Book Prize, and the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Fiction Prize.
R.O. coedited Kink, which is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in 2021, and her next novel and essay collection are forthcoming from Riverhead.
The goal of Local Libraries LIT is to grow a thriving community which shines with diversity, equity, and inclusion. Open to the public. Reservations for a suggested donation can be made https://icplff.ejoinme.org/MyPages/LocalLibrariesLITROKwon/tabid/1278616/Default.aspx