Zell Visiting Writers Series: Torrey Peters

Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 5:30pm

Literati is pleased to be the official bookseller for the Zell Visting Writers series. You can also attend virtually here (no pre-registration needed): https://tinyurl.com/ZellWriters

Zell Visiting Writers Series readings and Q&As are free and open to the public, and will be offered both virtually (via Zoom) and in person (in UMMA's Stern Auditorium). Seats are offered on a first come, first served basis; please arrive early to secure a spot. Please contact asbates@umich.edu with any questions or accommodation needs.

Torrey Peters is the author of the novel Detransition, Baby, published by One World, which won the 2021 PEN/Hemingway award for debut fiction. It was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Awards, a finalist for the Brooklyn Public Library Award, and was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction.

A collection of four novellas, titled Infect Your Friends and Loved Ones, will be published by Random House in 2023. Additionally, she is writing an adaptation of Detransition, Baby for Amazon with the producers of Grey’s Anatomy, as well as a new rom-com for HBO MAX.

She has an MFA from the University of Iowa and a Masters in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth. Torrey rides a pink motorcycle and splits her time between Brooklyn and an off-grid cabin in Vermont.

Event address: 
525 S. State Street
Stern Auditorium
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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Detransition, Baby: A Novel By Torrey Peters Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593133385
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: One World - October 5th, 2021