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September 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A Reading + Discussion with Jaed Coffin,
Author of Roughhouse Friday: A Memoir

Wednesday, September 25; 6:30–8pm
MECA&D, Osher Hall, Second floor
Free and open to the public

Jaed Coffin

Raised in Maine, former Salt instructor Jaed Coffin is the author of A Chant to Soothe Wild Elephants, a memoir about the summer he spent as a Buddhist monk in his mother’s village in Thailand. Roughhouse Friday chronicles the year Coffin won the middleweight title of a barroom boxing show in Alaska.

Roughhouse Friday is as bare and intimate a rendering of masculinity, of young adulthood, of being human as I have ever read. This is a fearless and exquisite work of art.” —Lily King, author of the New York Times bestseller Euphoria

This Reading + Discussion is part of Salt is Story. Words. Sound. Image. Conversation.

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September 25, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Osher Hall, Maine College of Art & Design, 2nd Floor
522 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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