To Be Read: R. Eric Thomas

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Program Type:

Author Talks

Age Group:

Teens ( 13 - Adults )
Registration for this event will close on September 14, 2022 @ 4:30pm.
Allowed Ages: 13 to Adult
There are 144 seats remaining.

Program Description


R. Eric Thomas is the bestselling author of Here for It, or How to Save Your Soul in America, a Read with Jenna book club pick featured on Today, and a Lambda Literary Award finalist. He is the co-author of Reclaiming Her Time, a biography of Rep. Maxine Waters. He is also a television writer (AppleTV+’s Dickinson, FX’s Better Things) a playwright, and the long-running host of The Moth in Philadelphia and D.C. He was a senior staff writer at for four years where he wrote: “Eric Reads the News.” Kings of B’more is his YA debut.

Attendees will receive a free copy of Kings of B'more, as supplies allow. 

Presented by A Likely Story Bookstore and Carroll County Public Library in partnership with Carroll Citizens for Racial Equality and PFLAG Westminster, Carroll County. 

This program is supported by the American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.


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