You have to forgive people [that you know] for who they are, but forgiveness doesn’t mean at the expense of your own life. And that’s what I didn’t grow up learning… That’s why I think writing is [a twin] to me; it’s the only thing I have. — Hilton Als*
Join Als—this year’s CalArts MFA in Creative Writing Program’s Katie Jacobson Writer in Residence—for an in-person reading from new and previously published works.
See link below for details.
Friday, February 25, at 8:30
631 West 2nd Street, downtown Los Angeles
*“The Energy of Joy: Hilton Als in Conversation with David Bridel and Mary-Alice Daniel,” PARIS LA 16 (2018–2019): 217–221.
From top: Hilton Als, photograph by Ali Smith, courtesy and © the photographer; Als, courtesy and © the author; Hilton Als, White Girls (2013), cover image courtesy and © Penguin Random House, 2019.