Join us at The Book Cellar as Dana Schwartz presents her book Choose Your Own Disaster. She will be in-conversation with Cards Against Humanity co-founder Max Temkin.
About Dana Schwartz:
Dana Schwartz is an arts and culture writer based in New York City with writing for The New Yorker, The Guardian, the New York Observer, Marie Claire, Glamour, Mic, GQ, VICE, and more. She's currently a correspondent at Entertainment Weekly.
She created a parody Twitter account called @GuyInYourMFA based on the people she's encountered in fiction workshops, and another one called @DystopianYA about the tropes in all of the young adult fiction books she's read. Her own (non-dystopian) YA book (AND WE'RE OFF) was published May 2017 by Penguin/Razorbil, and a memoir (CHOOSE YOUR OWN DISASTER) is forthcoming from Grand Central.
About Choose Your Own Disaster:
A hilarious, quirky, and unflinchingly honest memoir about one young woman's terrible and life-changing decisions while hoping (and sometimes failing) to find herself, in the style of Never Have I Ever and Adulting.
Join Dana Schwartz on a journey revisiting all of the terrible decisions she made in her early twenties through the internet's favorite method of self-knowledge: the quiz. Part-memoir, part-VERY long personality test, CHOOSE YOUR OWN DISASTER is a manifesto about the millennial experience and modern feminism and how the easy advice of "you can be anything you want!" is actually pretty f*cking difficult when there are so many possible versions of yourself it seems like you could be. Dana has no idea who she is, but at least she knows she's a Carrie, a Ravenclaw, a Raphael, a Belle, a former emo kid, a Twitter addict, and a millennial just trying her best.