THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Tuesday Jun 10 ANTON DISCLAFANI TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 7 PM ANTON DISCLAFANI will introduce the softcover edition of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls....
  2. Tuesday Jun 10 ANTON DI SCLAFONI TUESDAY, JUNE 10; 7 PM ANTON DI SCLAFONI will introduce the softcover edition of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, which is part love story, part coming of age, and part family drama. For her role in a family scandal,...
  3. Thursday Jun 12 THINK TV THURSDAY, JUNE 12; 6 PM THINK TV will present their Young Author Awards to students in grades K-3 who won their writing contest. The winners will read their stories for the audience....
  4. Friday Jun 13 WESTERN OHIO WRITERS ASSOCIATION FRIDAY, JUNE 13; 7 PM BEATNIK CAFÉ! Back again by popular demand, the Western Ohio Writers Association (WOWA) presents a live reading of original short stories and poetry. WOWA authors will be performing great, new work on the theme, “Friday...
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ANTON DI SCLAFONI

TUESDAY, JUNE 10; 7 PM

ANTON DI SCLAFONI will introduce the softcover edition of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, which is part love story, part coming of age, and part family drama. For her role in a family scandal, a passionate, willful, complicated girl named Thea is exiled from her isolated Florida home and sent off to the Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls. It is an experience that permanently alters Thea’s sense of herself, the country as it enters the Great Depression, and the possibilities open to a young woman at this time. RIVERHEAD

Anton DiSclafani was raised in northern Florida where she rode horses, competing nationally. She has appeared on This American Life. She graduated from Emory University and received her MFA from Washington University. She lives in St. Louis and teaches creative writing at Washington University