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A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise

Sandra Allen will read from and speak about her first book, A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia.

February 22nd, 2018

6:00 - 7:30 PM

Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
7th Floor Commons
20 Cooper Square, NY

Sandra Allen visits the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute to read from her first book, A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia. She’ll be joined in conversation by Robert S. Boynton, director of NYU’s Literary Reportage program.

“A truly original piece of work” – Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
“A glimpse of how schizophrenia looks and feels from the inside” – Kirkus Reviews
“Searing” – O Magazine
“A stunning read” – Paste Magazine
“An intimate look inside the life of someone with schizophrenia” – The Week

Sandra Allen is a writer, former BuzzFeed editor, and one of the founders of Wag’s Revue. She attended Brown University and received an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from The University of Iowa. A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise is her first book.

Robert S. Boynton is the author of The Invitation-Only Zone: A True Story of North Korea’s Abduction Project and The New New Journalism. He directs NYU’s Literary Reportage program, and his articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Nation, and elsewhere.

 

 

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