Illinois Libraries Present -Jessamine Chan and Emily Maloney

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Adults

Program Description

Event Description

Join Jessamine Chan and Emily Maloney for a discussion about the systems of power that impact our lives, our families, and our finances, through the lens of their acclaimed books, "The School for Good Mothers" and "Cost of Living."

Jessamine Chan is the New York Times bestselling author of "The School for Good Mothers," her debut novel. Her short stories have appeared in Tin House and Epoch. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and lives in Chicago with her family.

Emily Maloney is the author of "Cost of Living," a collection of essays. Her work has appeared in Glamour, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Best American Essays, among others. She holds an MFA from The University of Pittsburgh and lives in Evanston, Illinois, with her partner and their dog.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Illinois Libraries Present is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of the Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

Illinois Libraries Present is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com.

  • Zoom Event Attendee Registration Links: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ryU236syQQa1Zq2L8OsDKQ
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https://bit.ly/ILP_JessamineEmily

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Friends sponsorship

Sponsored by the Friends of the McHenry Public Library.