Author Talks: Brooke Hauser

Event Details

February 7, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Room: 2601

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Lauren Weiss
413-545-6156

Brooke Hauser is Editor in Chief and Opinion Editor of the Daily Hampshire Gazette, based in Northampton, Massachusetts. She is also the author of two books, most recently Enter Helen: The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman, a biography of the iconic Cosmopolitan editor and winner of the National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Award for Best Nonfiction Book. Her first book, The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens, won the American Library Association’s 2012 Alex Award. A longtime journalist, she has written for The New York Times, the New Yorker's "Page-Turner," the Los Angeles Times, Marie Claire, and Allure, among other publications. Originally from Miami, Florida, Hauser now lives in western Massachusetts, where she has taught nonfiction writing at Smith College.

Event Category

Lecture/Talk Library