Through discussion of personal experiences, research, and his novel Tradition, Kiely examines issues of consent, privilege, and toxic masculinity as well as their long lasting consequences in the wake of #MeToo and Kavanaugh. Kiely is the author of All American Boys (with Jason Reynolds), Tradition, The Last True Love Story, and The Gospel of Winter. His work has been published in more than 10 languages, he received a Coretta Scott King Honor Award, and the Walter Dean Myers Award.
The After Hours wil be the first in a series of #MeToo-related events the Library plans to host this year and beyond.
The 411: The Mill Valley Library is hosting an After Hours event for adults and high school students featuring New York Times best-selling author Brendan Kiely for a discussion on consent and #MeToo on Friday, March 22 at 7pm. Adults and high school students only. Wine reception at 6:30pm for registered guests. Registration recommended. Register here.