Talk with New York Times Essayist Sarah Hepola May 3

Apr. 24, 2017


What: Sarah Hepola will give a talk titled, “Finding Your Voice: Mining Your Personal Life for Material,” and will discuss, among other topics: writing personal essays and memoir, the role of alcohol in creativity, and finding your own unique voice as a writer. There will be an open Q & A session after the talk.

When: Wednesday, May 3, 4-5:30 p.m.

Where: UNLV Greenspun Hall Auditorium, first floor, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154

Sarah Hepola is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, Elle, Glamour, Slate, Jezebel, Buzzfeed, Texas Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, and Salon, where she was a longtime editor. She lives in Dallas with a three-legged cat and is currently working on a collection of essays about traveling alone.

For more info, visit her website.

Here’s what the New York Times had to say about her memoir:

Contact: Amanda Fortini, Visiting Lecturer, Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies:

Admission is free and open to the public.