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Sex and The Single Woman – Multi Author Panel Event

July 26, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Event featuring authors – Kate Crawford, Tawny Lara, Vanessa Friedman, and Samantha Allen and moderated by co-editor Eliza Smith

A feminist anthology inspired by legendary Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown’s Sex and the Single Girl, featuring twenty-four new essays on the triumphs and heartbreaks of modern singlehood from acclaimed and bestselling authors.

Sixty years ago, Helen Gurley Brown’s Sex and the Single Girl sent shockwaves through the United States, selling more than two million copies in three weeks. Helen’s message was radical for its time: marriage wasn’t essential for women to lead rich, fulfilling lives.

Now, in these critical, wry, and expansive essays, twenty-four writers reconsider Helen’s advice and how it applies to their own paths, fielding topics that she couldn’t—or wouldn’t—conceive of in 1962…


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