WHO & WHAT: A VIRTUAL EVENT w/ author Nichole Perkins and special guest, writer and humorist Tracy Clayton, in discussion about Nichole's new memoir in essays, Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be.
WHEN: Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 — 5pm PST (8pm EST)
HOW: You will receive a private invite link via email within 24 hours of the event start (be sure to check your spam and email us if you have not received the link prior to the event start time). A recording of the conversation will be available for 48 hours only after the event.
Accessibility: Live captions are available via Google Chrome accessibility settings. Captions will be added to the post event recording. Please email us if you have any additional needs or accessibility concerns.
Tickets to the virtual conversation are FREE
Purchased tickets include a copy of Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be (with signed bookplate and sticker while supplies last). Books are shipped within 3-5 days after the event. US and Canada Only.
As we are unable to ship outside of this region, tickets purchased by those outside of US and Canada will be sponsoring a book to be gifted to those in our community.
Nichole Perkins is a writer from Nashville, Tennessee. She examines the intersections of pop culture, race, sex, gender, and relationships. Nichole is a 2017 Audre Lorde Fellow at the inaugural Jack Jones Literary Arts Retreat and a 2017 BuzzFeed Emerging Writers Fellow. She is also a 2016 Callaloo Creative Writing Fellow for poetry. She hosts “This Is Good For You,” a podcast that highlights the pleasures of life, formerly co-hosted “Thirst Aid Kit,” a podcast about pop culture and desire, with Bim Adewunmi, and was also a co-host of “The Waves” podcast at Slate, which looked at news and culture through a feminist lens. Her first collection of poetry, Lilith, but Dark, was published by Publishing Genius in July 2018.
Tracy Clayton is a writer, humorist, and two-time Webby award winning podcaster from Louisville, Kentucky. She is the host of several shows, including Netflix's Strong Black Legends, Sony's My 90s Playlist, and Pineapple Media's Back Issue. She is currently patiently waiting for Tom Hanks to notice her on Twitter.