R. Eric Thomas

Playwright and Elle essayist R. Eric Thomas is here for his first book, the engaging memoir-in-essays, Here for It, Or How To Save Your Soul in America (Ballantine). “With humor, candor, and some self-deprecation, Thomas delivers a debut essay collection that explores his search for self, love, and stable employment. . . . Whether dealing with love, breakups, or other setbacks, Thomas is an affable narrator with a penchant for pop culture, funny quips, and charming humility.”—Publishers Weekly.

“Here for It is Thomas at his finest: funny, clever, thoughtful, and compelling. I’m glad the world will not only get to experience more of Thomas’s talent, but another much-needed story from another gay Black man in America.”—Michael Arceneaux.

Presented by Town Hall Arts & Culture in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company.


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Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525621034
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - February 18th, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 7:30pm
Town Hall Forum
1119 8th Ave (Entrance off Seneca St.)
Seattle, WA 98101