Author Talks: Sapphire, author of 'Push'
Chicago Tribune Literary Editor Elizabeth Taylor and Sapphire discuss her new novel "The Kid," in which she continues the "Push" storyline through the life of Abdul Jones, son of heroine Precious. A book signing and reception will follow.
When: Aug. 8, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Chase Auditorium
10 South Dearborn Street Chicago
Chicago, IL 60603
Sapphire is the author of two collections of poetry and the best-selling novel Push. The film adaption of her novel, Precious (2009) received the Academy Award for Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress, in addition to the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Awards in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at Sundance. In 2009 she was a recipient of a United States Artist Fellowship. She lives in New York City.
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