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Elena Passarello to read at 57th Street Books in Chicago on March 29th

  • 57th Street Books 1301 East 57th Street Chicago, IL, 60637 United States (map)

Elena Passarello will read from and discuss her new collection of essays, Animals Strike Curious Poses, at 57th Street Books in Chicago on March 29th, 2017. The event is co-hosted by The Seminary Co-op Bookstores. Visit the event page on Facebook here, or the official event page here.


Elena Passarello is an actor, a writer, and recipient of a 2015 Whiting Award. Her first collection with Sarabande Books, Let Me Clear My Throat, won the gold medal for nonfiction at the 2013 Independent Publisher Awards and was a finalist for the 2014 Oregon Book Award. Her essays on performance, pop culture, and the natural world have been published in Oxford AmericanSlateCreative Nonfiction, and The Iowa Review, among other publications, as well as in the 2015 anthologies "Cat is Art Spelled Wrong" and "After Montaigne: Contemporary Essayists Cover the Essay." Passarello lives in Corvallis, Oregon and teaches at Oregon State University.