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The Woodland

60 Woodland Road

Maplewood, NJ 07040

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The Maplewood-South Orange (MAPSO) Book Festival is proud to host AN EVENING WITH EVE ENSLER, iconic feminist, writer, playwright and author of The Vagina Monologues. Eve will discuss her career, as well as her new book, The Apology. She'll be in conversation with Jennifer Baumgardner, writer, activist, filmmaker, and the former editor of Ms. magazine.

This event will be a fundaraiser for the libraries in Maplewood and South Orange. The proceeds from all ticket sales will benefit the Maplewood and South Orange Library Foundations equally. Each library foundation is fundraising to support planned major capital renovations and expansions, and the MAPSO Book Festival is delighted to support these efforts.

EVE ENSLER is a Tony Award-winning playwright, author, performer, and activist. Her international phenomenon The Vagina Monologues has been published in 48 languages and performed in more than 140 countries. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller I Am an Emotional Creature, the highly-praised In the Body of the World, and many more. She is the founder of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, and One Billion Rising, the largest global mass action to end gender-based violence in over 200 countries. She is a co-founder of the City of Joy, a revolutionary center for women survivors of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, along with Christine Schuler Deschryver and 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege. She is one of Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Changed the World” and the Guardian’s “100 Most Influential Women.” She lives in New York.

THE APOLOGY written by Eve from her father’s point of view in the words she has always needed to hear, attempts to transform the abuse she suffered with unflinching truthfulness, compassion, and an expansive vision for the future. Through The Apology, Eve has set out to provide a new way for herself and a possible road for others, so that survivors of abuse may finally envision how to be free.

EVENT TICKETING:

$50

Includes:

-Admission to the pre-event cocktail reception featuring Eve Ensler. The reception will take place from 6:00-7:00 in the Woodland Parlor and feature a meet and greet with Eve, as well as a mingle with the area's literary elite. Complimentary cocktails and light snacks will be served.

-Admission to Eve's talk

-A signed copy of The Apology

$25

Includes:

-Admission to Eve's talk

-A signed copy of The Apology

If you cannot attend this event, please consider donating to benefit the libraries.

The face value of tickets and of all donations are tax-deductible. Event proceeds will be shared equally by the Maplewood and South Orange Foundations, each independent, 501,(c)(3), organizations, as is the MAPSO Book Festival. There are no refunds or exchanges.


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