Megan Stielstra speaks Oct. 10 on ‘The Wrong Way to Save Your Life’

The Society of Midland Authors announces its next event:

Megan Stielstra speaks about The Wrong Way to Save Your Life


Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 S. Michigan Ave., 22nd floor, Chicago
A social hour, with complimentary snacks and a cash bar, begins at 6 p.m.
The reading begins at 7 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public.
No advance registration is required.

Megan Stielstra’s book is an insightful collection of essays about life and death, marriage and motherhood, joy and sorrow. It’s warm, witty and wise.

Booklist wrote: “For its wisdom and compassion, honesty and courage, Stielstra’s stellar essay collection is a lifeline and a microscope, a means of examining the dread of whatever one finds daunting and a manner of exorcising demons through the sheer power of commitment and desire.”

Megan Stielstra is an artist-in-residence at Northwestern University and a longtime company member with Chicago’s 2nd Story storytelling collective. Recently, she joined The New York Times as a contributing opinion writer. Chicago Magazine named Once I Was Cool, Stielstra’s previous book, as one of the best books of 2014. She’s all about storytelling and helping people of all ages get their stories told.

(Photo of Megan Stielstra by Joe Mazza/Brave Lux)