2019 Authors Series

Co-op School parents Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde are opening their home to an exclusive number of their fellow Co-op School parents to host a series of author readings by acclaimed novelists from the community.

Tuesday, February 12
7 pm to 10 pm

About the Authors

Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves (New Yorker, born 1980) is an artist concerned with post-colonial ethnobotany, the outer reaches of language, and archive as medium. Greaves has most recently been published in the collections Letters to the Future: Black WOMEN / Radical WRITING (Kore Press, 2018), and Creature/Verdure (Pinsapo, 2018), as well as in her chapbook Close Reading As Forestry (Belladonna*, 2018).

Josh Mensch is a New York Times bestselling author and documentary television producer with a focus on American history and culture. He is the co-author of the nonfiction history book The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington (Flatiron Book, 2019), written with novelist Brad Meltzer. For television, Josh has written, produced and directed series for History Channel, PBS, National Geographic, Discovery and many other networks. He lives in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn with his wife and two children.

Aimee Molloy Molloy’s first novel The Perfect Mother debuted at number five on the New York Times bestseller list, has been translated into twenty-five languages, and is slated to become a film produced by and starring Kerry Washington. Prior to writing fiction, she wrote several books of non-fiction including However Long the Night, a biography of Molly Melching and her work in Senegal and Rosewater, which was made into a film by Jon Stewart. She has two daughters at The Coop School, a cricket and a first grader.

Anna Moschovakis is the author most recently of the novel Eleanor, or, The Rejection of the Progress of Love (Coffee House Press, 2018). Her books of poetry include the James Laughlin award-winning You and Three Others Are Approaching a Lake and They and We Will Get Into Trouble for This. Also a translator of prose and poetry from French, she has taught in the graduate writing programs at Bard, Pratt, and Columbia. She is a longtime member of the publishing collective Ugly Duckling Presse and a co-founder of Bushel, an art and community space in Delhi, NY.