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Author talk with Professor Jared Yates Sexton on March 2

Writer Jared Yates Sexton will be featured in a free online event, Author Talk, on Wednesday, March 2, at 7 pm.

The focus of Author Talk on March 2 is Sexton’s 2020 book, American Rule: How a Nation Conquered the World but Failed Its People. Sexton will be joined in conversation by Blakeley Bartee, who graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2020 with a double major in Writing and Linguistics and Multimedia Journalism. Bartee has worked as a journalist and currently manages social media for a nonprofit in Augusta.

Sexton is an associate professor of creative writing in the Department of Writing and Linguistics. His books include three collections of short fiction and a novel. More recent books include an examination of the 2016 presidential election, The People Are Going To Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage, and the memoir The Man They Wanted Me To Be: Toxic Masculinity and a Crisis of Our Own Making.

This event is free. RSVP online at http://georgiasouthern.edu/authortalk/.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Writing and Linguistics.

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