Love and Heartbreak: An Alt-Valentine Reading & Conversation with Sara Eckel and Lisa Phillips

Please join Sara Eckel, author, It’s Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You're Single and Lisa A. Phillips, author, Unrequited: The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Romantic Obsession for an Alt-Valentines Day reading & conversation.


Sara Eckel is the author of It’s Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You’re Single, (Perigee, 2014). A full-time freelance writer since 1997, Sara’s essays, arts criticism and reported pieces have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The BBC, The Boston Globe Magazine, Salon, The Daily Beast, Forbes, The Shambhala Sun, Nerve, The Village Voice, Bookforum, Time Out New York, Good, Working Mother, Self, Martha Stewart Living, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health and many other publications. Her short fiction has been published in Speakeasy and Sanskrit. For five years, Sara was a nationally syndicated opinion columnist, with her weekly column appearing in more than two-hundred newspapers nationwide.                        

Lisa A. Phillips is the author of Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession (2015) and Public Radio: Behind theVoices (2006). Her articles have appeared in many national publications, including The New York Times, PsychologyToday, Cosmopolitan, and The Boston Globe. A former radio reporter, she has contributed stories to NPR,Marketplace, and other radio programs. She is a journalism professor at SUNY New Paltz. Phillips has received many reporting awards, including several regional Edward R. Murrow awards and a New YorkState Coalition Against Sexual Assault Media Excellence Award. She is the recipient of a New York Foundation for theArts grant and writing residencies at Yaddo, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Ucross, and Jentel.

The event will be moderated by Nina Shengold, author and Chronogram Books Editor.


Event date: 
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 4:00pm
Event address: 
The Golden Notebook
29 Tinker street
Woodstock, NY 12498
Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062114013
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Published: Harper - January 27th, 2015

It's Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You're Single Cover Image
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Published: Perigee Books - January 7th, 2014