Elizabeth’s Bookshop & The Strand Present: Yrsa Daley-Ward + Rachel Cargle

Join us for a virtual event with acclaimed writer and poet, Yrsa Daley-Ward as she launches her new book The How: Notes on the Great Work of Meeting Yourself. Joining Yrsa in conversation is public academic, writer, and philanthropic innovator Rachel Cargle.

This free virtual event is presented in partnership with Elizabeth’s Bookshop & Writing Center and The Strand.

Can't make the event? Pre-order a copy of The How HERE.

The first 100 book with ticket purchases will come with a signed bookplate from Yrsa!

This event will be held on Zoom.

Yrsa Daley-Ward is a writer and poet of mixed Jamaican and Nigerian heritage and is the author of bone and The Terrible, the winner of the PEN Ackerley Prize. She splits her time between Brooklyn and London.

Rachel Cargle is an Akron, Ohio born public academic, writer and philanthropic innovator. Her upcoming book (2021) with The Dial Press, Penguin Random House, I Don’t Want Your Love and Light, examines the intersection of race, feminism, and womanhood and how we are in relationship with ourselves and one another. Rachel is the Founder and President of The Loveland Foundation, Inc., her non-profit offering free therapy to Black women and girls. Rachel recently launched The Great Unlearn, a self-paced, self-priced community utilizing Rachel’s monthly curated social syllabi. As a gift to her younger self, Rachel created Elizabeth’s Bookshop & Writing Centre, currently an online independent bookstore and innovative literacy center designed to amplify, celebrate and honor the work of writers who are often excluded from traditional cultural, social and academic canons. Rachel has been featured on TED X and Red Table Talk, is a regular contributor to Harper’s Bazaar and has been featured in The Washington Post, Essence Magazine, Refinery 29, Forbes and The New Yorker Magazine.