Kent Russell in Conversation with Jordan Pavlin

Join us for a celebration of Kent Russell’s new essay collection, I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son. Russell contemplates the margins of society, weaving brilliant treatments of Juggulos, Amish baseball, and self-inflicted snake bites into an incisive meditation on our ideas of masculinity and fatherhood.  John Jeremiah Sullivan writes: “Kent Russell is one of the most excitingly gifted young non-fiction writers to have appeared in recent memory.”In conversation with the fantastic Jordan Pavlin, vice president and executive editor at Knopf.Kent Russell's essays have appeared in The New Republic, Harper's, GQ, n+1, The Believer, and Grantland.