Author Talk: Anastasia Higginbotham

You are cordially invited to attend a dinner and talk featuring Anastasia Higginbotham, author of Not My Idea: A Book aboutWhiteness, on Tuesday, October 23rd in the Moore College Great Room.

Anastasia Higginbotham is an activist, illustrator, and author of the recently published children’s book Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness(Dottir Press, 2018), which unravels the thorny topics of racism, white privilege, and white supremacy to children and their parents. The book is the latest addition to her children’s book series Ordinary Terrible Things, which aims to help children make sense of challenging “adult” issues while honoring their natural intelligence, intuition, and sense of self-preservation. Anastasia’s previous books include Death Is Stupid, Divorce Is the Worst,  and Tell Me About Sex, Grandma. A graduate of Vanderbilt University (BA, 1993), she co-founded the literary magazine Muliebrityand was very active at the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center.

There will be a dinner with Higginbotham at 6:00 pm, followed by a reading of her book and discussion of her creative process at 6:30pm. The Vanderbilt Bookstore will have books available for purchase.

This event is free and open to the public.

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