Join us for a Facebook Live event with Benjamin Dreyer, author of Dreyer's English (Adapted for Young Readers): Good Advice for Good Writing, in conversation with Connie Schultz.
Tuesday, February 9th at 6:00 pm Central.
This will be a Facebook Live event from the Parnassus Books Facebook Page.
After the live talk has ended, the video will be archived on the Parnassus Books Facebook page under Videos.
About the Book
Adapted from the New York Times bestseller by Random House's longtime copy chief, this informative and witty guide to writing and grammar, written especially for a younger audience, entertains as well as instructs.
Full of advice, insider wisdom, and fascinating facts, this book will prove to be invaluable to anyone who wants to be confident in their writing skills, or anyone who enjoys the power of language. Explored throughout are the mysteries of using punctuation, word choice decisions, and more, presented in a clear, concise and accessible manner made fun!
About Benjamin Dreyer
Benjamin Dreyer, author of the New York Times bestseller Dreyer's English, is vice president, executive managing editor and copy chief, of Random House. As a Random House production editor he oversaw books by writers including Michael Chabon, Edmund Morris, Suzan-Lori Parks, Michael Pollan, Peter Straub, and Calvin Trillin; he has copyedited books by authors including E. L. Doctorow, David Ebershoff, Frank Rich, and Elizabeth Strout, as well as Let Me Tell You, a volume of previously uncollected work by Shirley Jackson. He lives in New York City.
About Connie Schultz
Connie Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and author of the New York Times bestselling novel, The Daughters of Erietown. She is a professional in residence in the journalism school at Kent State University, her alma mater, and the author of two memoirs: Life Happens and ...And His Lovely Wife. Schultz lives in Cleveland with her husband, Sherrod Brown, and their rescue dogs, Franklin and Walter. They have four children and eight grandchildren.