Reading Allowed

Lena Dunham

Not That Kind of Girl (RANDOM HOUSE)

Saturday • October 18 • 7pm

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University Temple United Methodist Church The Sanctuary, 1415 NE 43rd Street


Not That Kind of Girl

"There is nothing gutsier to me than a person announcing that their story is one that deserves to be told," writes Lena Dunham. And in her first book, a collection of hilarious, smart, and heartbreakingly honest personal essays reminiscent of works by David Sedaris and Nora Ephron, Dunham not only proves her fearlessness, but her place as one of the brightest and most original literary voices of today.

With Dunham quickly jumping to the top of our list of writers we'd love to grab coffee with and talk to for hours, we can't wait to have her with us to introduce Not That Kind of Girl at a special reading and conversation with the talented writer herself. Joining Dunham to present their own works will be her friend and fellow writer Ashley Ford, and talent from right here in the Seattle area.

Think you'd make a great opening act at Dunham's event? Show her what you've got and apply to be a part of the night here.

For updates on the Not That Kind of Girl book tour, visit

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Tickets are $28 and available from Brown Paper Tickets. A ticket admits one person and includes a pre-signed copy of Not That Kind of Girl. There will be no signing or posed photography at the event.

Lena Dunham Lena Dunham is an American filmmaker and actress. She wrote and directed the independent film Tiny Furniture (2010), and is the creator and star of the HBO series Girls. She has received eight nominations for Emmy Awards as a writer, director, actress and producer and won two Golden Globe Awards for Girls. Dunham is also the first woman to win a Directors Guild Award for Outstanding Director in a Comedy Series.

Photo by Autumn de Wilde.

Ashley C. Ford is a staff writer with BuzzFeed. She's contributed to PANK magazine, The Rumpus, and the Women in Clothes anthology. An Indiana native who lives and works in Brooklyn, you can keep up with her at AshleyCFord.Net.

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