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And So We Die, Having First Slept with Jennifer Spiegel

Date(s): Saturday, February 23, 2019, 3:30 p.m.
Farnsworth Terrace, Old Main, ASU Tempe, 400 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281
Genre and Form(s): Fiction, Novels
Cost: Free

About this Event

Join local author Jennifer Spiegel for a reading from And So We Die, Having First Slept, a novel of literary fiction about marriage and middle age in Generation X, on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. 

While encouraged, RSVPs are purely for the purposes of monitoring attendance, gauging interest, and communicating information about parking, directions, and other aspects of the event. You do not have to register or RSVP to attend this event. This event is open to the public and free.

About the Literary Fair

Presented in partnership with ASU Open Door as a public extension of the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference, the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Literary Fair features two days of talks, readings, and other literary events and activities from authors, publishers, and other organizations from all over the Southwest, February 22 - 23, 2019 at Arizona State University, Tempe Campus. All events are open to the public and free. You do not need to register for the conference in order to attend. To learn more about the fair, visit our website at

About the Book

Brett is older than Cash by a decade; both are world-weary--one from negotiating brain trauma and rehab and the absence of pretty boys, the other from addiction and road trips and even a Billy Graham crusade. Bath salts and babies work on their ten-year relationship, forcing them to begin again one way or another. The novel is the debut publication of Bosco’s Going Down Press LLC, an independently-operated publishing company of literary prose.

About the Author

Picture of Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Exhibitor Jennifer Spiegel Bell

Jennifer Spiegel is a writer and professor. She is half of Snotty Literati, a book-reviewing gig, with Lara Smith. Love Slave is a NY novel full of acerbic and witty cultural critique and Gen X woe. The Freak Chronicles is a story collection with stories set in the U.S., South Africa, Cuba, China, and Russia. And So We Die, Having First Slept, a second novel, follows an unorthodox marriage involving Sappho, brain injury, and addiction. Currently, Spiegel is working on a memoir, Cancer, I'll Give You One Year: A Non-Informative Guide To Breast Cancer, or Cancer, I'll Give You One Year: How To Get Your Ba-Da-Bing Boobies On The House! For more information on Spiegel, please visit

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