Join us October 21 for readings & performances by writers Dahlia Lithwick, Jack Hamilton, and songwriter Abbie Barrett. 7:00pm at the Bridge PAI (209 Monticello Road). Shout out to our sponsor this month, the Bloom Real Estate team at Virginia Select Realty!
Abbie Barrett is a singer and songwriter living in Boston, Massachusetts. She’s been featured in Magnet Magazine, PopMatters, CMT Cool Album Cuts, and The Improper Bostonian. Last year she won a Boston Music Award for Best Songwriter. This year, the BMAs have nominated her for Best Songwriter and Best Female Vocalist. She released her third album, That Shame, in September.
Jack Hamilton is an assistant professor of American Studies and Media Studies at the University of Virginia, and the author of the recent book Just around Midnight: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination (Harvard University Press). He’s also the pop critic for Slate magazine, where he writes about music, sports, and other areas of culture, and his writing has appeared in The Atlantic, NPR, ESPN, Transition, L.A. Review of Books, and other publications.
Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate, and in that capacity, writes the “Supreme Court Dispatches” and “Jurisprudence” columns. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, and Commentary, among other places. She won a 2013 National Magazine Award for her columns on the Affordable Care Act. She has been twice awarded an Online Journalism Award for her legal commentary and was the first online journalist invited to be on the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press. Ms. Lithwick has testified before Congress about access to justice in the era of the Roberts Court. She has appeared on CNN, ABC, The Colbert Report, and is a frequent guest on The Rachel Maddow Show. Ms. Lithwick earned her BA from Yale University and her JD degree from Stanford University.