Alissa Quart: [email protected] Lecture Series

Monday, February 11, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English

Smith-Buonanno Hall

Room 106

Squeezed:  why you can’t afford America!

Alissa Quart ’94, journalist, editor, poet, and acclaimed author of Squeezed:  Why Our Families Can’t Afford America (2018), discusses economic inequality and the future of journalism.  She is also the author of the books Branded and Monetized.  Quart is a regular contributor to The New York Times, writes a column for The Guardian called “Outclassed,” and is Executive Editor of the Economic Hardship Project, a nonprofit she co-founded with writer Barbara Ehrenreich.  In 2018, Quart won an Emmy for executive producing the documentary film “Jackson.”  Quart currently teaches an advanced writing seminar, “Social Justice Reporting in the Digital Age” in Brown’s Nonfiction Writing Program. 

Book Signing to Follow