French Dive & Finna: Eric Freeze and Nate Marshall in Conversation

Join us for FRENCH DIVE and FINNA: Authors Eric Freeze and Nate Marshall On What It Means to Be a Neighbor, a Member of a Community, and a Global Citizen, on Sunday, March 7th at 4pm! These two incredible authors will be in conversation, and the event will also include a Q & A. Please join the Crowdcast here:

About the Authors: Eric Freeze grew up in southern Alberta, Canada in the shadow of the Canadian Rockies. He studied creative writing and African-American literature in the US, getting a PhD at Ohio University and eventually teaching at Wabash College in Indiana where he is a tenured professor. He writes both fiction and creative nonfiction, and teaches in other genres such as screenwriting and writing for video games. French Dive: Living More with Less in the South of France is Freeze’s second book of creative nonfiction. His first is a collection of essays titled Hemingway on a Bike (2014)another book that also celebrates his experiences living and working in France. He has published two short story collections: Dominant Traits (2012), and Invisible Men (2016).  His stories, essays, and translations appear in numerous periodicals including The Southern ReviewBoston Review, and Harvard Review. He is married to academic and birth educator Rixa Freeze and is the father of four bilingual soccer-crazed children. He lives half the year in Crawfordsville, Indiana and the other half in Nice, France. 

Nate Marshall is an award-winning author, editor, poet, playwright, performer, educator, speaker, and rapper. His book, Wild Hundreds, was honored with the Black Caucus of the American Library Association’s award for Poetry Book of the Year and The Great Lakes College Association’s New Writer Award. He is also an editor of The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop and he also co-curates The BreakBeat Poets series for Haymarket Books. Marshall co-wrote the play No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks with Eve Ewing, produced by Manual Cinema and commissioned by the Poetry Foundation. He also wrote the audio drama Bruh Rabbit & The Fantastic Telling of Remington Ellis, Esq., which was produced by Make-Believe Association. His last rap album, Grown came out in 2015 with his group Daily Lyrical Product. His most recent book FINNA published in August 2020 from One World/Random House.

Event date: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021 - 4:00pm
French Dive: Living More with Less in the South of France Cover Image
ISBN: 9781725266148
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Published: Slant - November 23rd, 2020

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ISBN: 9780593132456
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Published: One World - August 11th, 2020