Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Monadnock Food Co-op Community Book Club

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

RSVP HERE!

The Monadnock Food Co-op (MFC) Community Book Club aims to create a space for community engagement amongst Co-op Member-Owners and the larger community through thoughtful connections. We strive to be a space that will engage and foster civil dialogue through reading and discussion.

This month we will meet in-person on the co-op patio.  This month we will be discussing, The Book of Delights by Ross Gay. Learn more about Ross Gay here, www.rossgay.net/

Group Agreements

Be present & engaged.
Have grace with others in the group & ourselves.
Consider power dynamics.
Listen with respect.
Acknowledge our impact & recognize intent.
Sit with discomfort.
Respect confidentiality.
Examine the harm or danger of a single story.
Notice patterns of participation.

About Ross Gay
from www.rossgay.net/about:

Ross Gay is interested in joy.

Ross Gay wants to understand joy.

Ross Gay is curious about joy.

Ross Gay studies joy.

Something like that.

Ross Gay is the author of four books of poetry: Against Which; Bringing the Shovel Down; Be Holding, winner of the PEN American Literary Jean Stein Award; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His first collection of essays, The Book of Delights, was released in 2019 and was a New York Times bestseller. His new collection of essays, Inciting Joy, will be released by Algonquin in October of 2022.

 

Details

Date:
September 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.rossgay.net/about

Venue

Monadnock Food Co-op
34 Cypress Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
603-355-8008
View Venue Website

Organizer

Monadnock Food Co-op
Phone:
603-355-8008
Email:
outreach@monadnockfood.coop
View Organizer Website