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February 25, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
In-Person | Schoolyard Crushes and Prozac Prescriptions: An Evening with Books & Books’ Tori Lutz
Books & Books presents…
An Evening with Tori Lutz
Schoolyard Crushes and Prozac Prescriptions
Friday, February 25, 6:30 PM ET
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About the Book:
So much of our emotional development in the most formative years of our lives can be tied to the little moments that make up the biggest pictures. First loves, first losses, first clumsy and painful navigations through our own mental health. Many of the most passionate and striking memories can be found in these ‘firsts’ that have brought us to new chapters in life.
This book is about those firsts as well as the roads they can lead down. It captures both the giddy joy of new experiences as well as the jaded retrospection of an older self. We may no longer be our innocent childhood selves, but the stories from that era in our lives became the clay that molded who we are now.
From my first kiss to my first mental health prescription, I have grown and changed and lived so much. This is my attempt at a love letter to all of those beautiful moments that made themselves a part of the mosaic I now see in the mirror. After all, some of the shiniest things are made up of little broken fragments.
About the Author:
TORI LUTZ: Tori is a poet from Miami, Florida. She has received degrees in English from Florida State University (2018) & Journalism from Columbia University (2021). She currently lives in Miami where she is teaching, book selling, and pursuing journalism & poetry. Her love of writing began with a love of reading, particularly the “Harry Potter” series at the age of 6. Since then, she has explored songwriting, short & long fiction, non-fiction, poetry & academic writing.