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Literary House Series: Eric Reads the News: Humor in Current Events Nonfiction—A Talk by Eric Thomas

Date: 4:30pm EDT October 17, 2019

Enjoy a talk by Eric Thomas!

R. Eric Thomas is a playwright and the host of The Moth in Philadelphia and D.C. He is also a Senior Staff Writer for Elle.com where he writes a daily column. He won the 2016 Barrymore Award for Best New Play and the 2018 Dramatists Guild Lanford Wilson Award. His debut memoir-in-essays, Here For It, will be published by Ballantine Books in 2020. Recent productions include Mrs. Harrison (Azuka Theater, Barrymore nomination: Best New Play) and Time is on Our Side (About Face Theater & Simpatico Theater, finalist for Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award). He has been commissioned by the National New Play Network, Arden Theater Company, Simpatico Theater, and Act II Playhouse.