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Book Launch Party for Nicole Hardy’s CONFESSIONS OF A LATTER-DAY VIRGIN

August 23, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Celebrate the launch of Nicole Hardy’s Confessions of a Latter-day Virgin, a funny, intimate, and poignant memoir about faith and identity in the Mormon Church, with a summertime party featuring DJ Chris Porter, a roving photographer, a stylist to do your hair in a beehive, food, and a raffle to benefit Hugo House.

Nicole will also give a short reading from the book followed by a Q&A with Hugo House Program Director Brian McGuigan. The reading is free. The bar will be open, and books will be for sale by Elliott Bay Book Company.

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About Nicole Hardy

Nicole Hardy’s memoir Confessions of a Latter-day Virgin is forthcoming in August of 2013 with Hyperion/Voice; it was inspired by her essay, “Single, Female, Mormon, Alone” which first appeared in the New York Times and was later selected as a “notable essay” in 2012’s Best American series. She is also the author of two poetry collections published by Main Street Rag: Mud Flap Girl’s XX Guide to Facial Profiling, which was a finalist in MSR’s 2006 chapbook contest, and This Blonde, a full-length collection published in 2009. She earned her MFA at the Bennington College Writing Seminars, and was nominated for a 2007 Pushcart Prize.