ABOUT the author
Andre Perry is an essayist and arts advocate. He received his MFA from the University of Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program and his work has appeared in The Believer, Catapult, Granta and other journals. He co-founded Iowa City's Mission Creek Festival, a celebration of music and literature, as well as the multidisciplinary festival of creative process, Witching Hour. He continues to live and work in Iowa City. This is his first book.
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Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now
"Perry’s essay collection contains personal, deeply felt ruminations on identity, racism, and belonging." —D.R. Baker, Book Riot
"A debut collection of interrelated essays finds a young writer trying to navigate his way through identity and challenges of race, privilege, sexuality, and culture. Reflective and creative... [Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now is] a promising first book." —Kirkus
Andre Perry's Stay/ing Hungry Tour 2019!
October 3, 2019
Heartland Fall Forum
Catch Andre Perry speaking at Heartland Fall Forum 2019, during the "Tasting Notes Dinner"! Visit their website for the full schedule: heartlandfallforum.org/schedule
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A Q&A with Andre Perry | 12/28/2018
We talk to author Andre Perry about the essays in his debut collection, Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now, the artists that have influenced and inspired him, playing with format, and so much more!