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Sat, May 14



Book Release and Reading: Kelsey Ronan (Chevy in the Hole) / Tim Lane (Your Silent Face)

Join Kelsey Ronan (Chevy in the Hole) and Tim Lane (Your Silent Face) as they discuss, read and sign their phenomenal new books! Both authors hail from Flint, MI, and both novels are set in the city. 3-5PM, free to attend, masks req. indoors. More info below!

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Book Release and Reading: Kelsey Ronan (Chevy in the Hole) / Tim Lane (Your Silent Face)

Time & Location

May 14, 2022, 3:00 PM

Lansing, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA

About The Event

3-5pm, free to attend, all ages. Masks required indoors.

Kelsey Ronan:

Kelsey Ronan grew up in Flint, Michigan. Her work has appeared in Lit Hub, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Kenyon Review and elsewhere. She lives in Detroit and teaches for InsideOut Literary Arts. Chevy in the Hole is her first novel.

“There is a particular kind of melancholy endemic to cities in the industrial Midwest. Chevy in the Hole does a wonderful job of capturing this kind of melancholy, in  particular the melancholy of Flint, Mich., where August (Gus), who’s  recovering from an opioid addiction, falls in love with Monae, a  hard-working activist...It’s Gus who anchors this novel, as Ronan adeptly dramatizes one of the most dangerous monsters of addiction: self-loathing...He’s thoughtful in every sense of the word — he’s kind and he thinks too much, and Ronan has a gift for propulsive sentences that make even his deeply interior moments somehow suspenseful and endearing.—Dean Bakopoulos, The New York Times Book Review

Tim Lane:

Tim Lane is an artist, writer and poet. Your Silent Face is his first novel. He lives in Lansing, Michigan. Currently, he is an Athletic Specialist and Art Festival Assistant with the City of East Lansing. He has a master’s degree in creative writing from Michigan State University. His poetry has appeared in numerous print and online journals and zines, and his paintings have exhibited in Lansing, East Lansing, Saginaw, Flint, Detroit, Chicago, Southbend, Minneapolis, Cincinnati and Washington, D.C.

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