We’re celebrating Texas authors at the TBF Book Club! Our July pick is God Spare the Girls by Kelsey McKinney. Join us on Thursday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. CT for a conversation with McKinney and TBF ‘19 author alum Lyz Lenz. RSVP here. Keep up with all Book Club news on our TBF Book Club Facebook group.
Kelsey McKinney is a freelance features writer and cofounder of Defector Media. She previously worked as a staff writer at Vox, Fusion, and Deadspin. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, GQ, Cosmopolitan, and New York magazine, among other publications. Raised Evangelical in north Texas, she now lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and dog. God Spare the Girls is her first novel.
2021 book club picks:
- June: The Atmospherians by Alex McElroy
- May: The Souvenir Museum by Elizabeth McCracken
- April: Nepantla Familias: An Anthology of Mexican-American Literature On Families In Between Worlds edited by Sergio Troncoso
- March: Lone Stars by Justin Deabler
- February: Memorial by Bryan Washington
- January: Nights When Nothing Happened by Simon Han