3:30 - 4:30
Christopher Castellani will discuss his latest book Leading Men. Q&A to follow.
Leading Men, is set in the glamorous literary and film circles of 1950s Italy. In July of 1953, Tennessee Williams and his longtime lover Frank Merlo meet Anja Blomgren, a mysteriously taciturn young Swedish beauty and aspiring actress. Their encounter will go on to alter all of their lives. Leading Men is currently being adapted for film by Peter Spears and director Luca Guadagnino.
Christopher Castellani has published five books, most of which center on the Italian, Italian-American, and/or queer experience - including A Kiss from Maddalena, The Saint of Lost Things and All This Talk of Love. Christopher is the current Writer-in-Residence at Brandeis University. He is also on the faculty and academic board of the Warren Wilson MFA Program and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference.
Connect: Christopher Castellani website
This is a hybrid event. In-person attendance does not require registration. Registration is required for Zoom attendance.
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