Functionally Literate Presents: Lauren Groff

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Functionally Literate Presents: Lauren Groff
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A reading & book signing featuring the National Book Award finalist and New York Times-bestelling author of Fates & Furies, LAUREN GROFF!

This event is FREE, but you MUST reserve a seat via our Eventbrite page, here:


Doors: 6:30pm (beer & wine for sale by donation)
Books for sale by Bookmark It
Event starts around 7:20pm
Book signing to follow the reading.
Opening readers: Hunter Choate & Racquel Henry.

NOTE: To ensure your seat, bring a paper or electronic copy of your tickets and enter the auditorium by 7:15pm.


Ride Share: If you sign up for Lyft using the code LYFTBP you'll get a free ride and they'll donate $10 to Burrow Press!

Parking Lot: Orlando Museum of Art, the Shakes, and the Rep all share a very big parking lot, with entrances on Princeton St and Rollins St.

Street parking: a handful of street parking is available along Mills Ave on the museum block.


Lauren Groff is the New York Times-bestselling author of Fates & Furies, a finalist for the National Book Award. She is also the author The Monsters of Templeton, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers, Delicate Edible Birds, a collection of stories, and Arcadia, a New York Times Notable Book, winner of the Medici Book Club Prize, and finalist for the L.A. Times Book Award. Her work has appeared in journals including the New Yorker, the Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s, Tin House, One Story, McSweeney’s, and Ploughshares, and in the anthologies 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, and three editions of the Best American Short Stories.

Hunter Choate’s writing appears or is forthcoming in The Normal School, Tin House Online, Pleiades, and Redivider, among others. He spent two years as the fiction editor of Burrow Press Review. His alter ego works a marketing job on the thirteenth floor of an office building in Orlando, Florida.

Racquel Henry is a Trinidadian writer who resides in Orlando, FL. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Racquel is a part-time English professor, the founder of the writing center, Writer's Atelier and is also the co-founder and co-editor of Black Fox Literary Magazine.
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