Octavia Books hosts Ladee Hubbard and Jami Attenberg at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, at their uptown storefront (513 Octavia Street). Hubbard will read from and sign copies of her forthcoming novel, The Talented Ribkins.
Ladee Hubbard received a B.A. from Princeton University, a Ph.D. from the University of California-Los Angeles, and an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has published short fiction in the Beloit Fiction Journal and Crab Orchard Review among other publications and has received fellowships from the Hambidge Center, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Hurston/Wright Foundation. She is a recipient of a 2016 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award.
Jami Attenberg has written about sex, technology, design, books, television, and urban life for The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Lenny Letter and others. In March 2017, HMH Books will release her novel All Grown Up. It will also be published in the Italy, Germany, France, Holland, Poland, Russia, the Czech Republic, and Turkey in 2018.