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Courtney Zoffness—author of the forthcoming Spilt Milk, a series of personal memoirs on motherhood, Jewish identity, anxiety, and more—is heading out on a virtual, cross-country US book tour. Kirkus calls the collection “a graceful debut,” and Jesse Eisenberg calls it “a perfect book.” Join us at the event of your choice for readings from the book and guaranteed-to-be-illuminating discussions.

Listed as a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Lit Hub, The Millions, and Refinery29.

“Gentle, playful and laced with subtle wit, these essays are a welcome balm in an insane and un-gentle time.”
—Mary Gaitskill, author of This is Pleasure and Bad Behavior

“Spilt Milk contains the wisdom of a mother, the maturity of an older sister, and the wide-eyed wonder of a small child. It’s a magical gift of a collection.”
—Lisa Taddeo, author of Three Women

“Perhaps you have heard that being a mother of small children is hard, especially so right now, and finally, here is a book of essays that don’t cover up the messiness, the oddness, the love and the sadness and the worry all at once. Unsanitized and beautiful.”
—Emma Straub, author of All Adults Here and owner of Books Are Magic

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To purchase Spilt Milk, click here.

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March 3, 6:00 p.m. PT (9:00 ET)
City Lights Books (CA)
—in conversation w/ Rita Bullwinkel & Mat Johnson

March 4, 7:00 PM ET
Literati Bookstore (MI)
—in conversation w/ T Kira Madden & Mira Jacob

March 8, 7:00 PM ET
Books Are Magic (NY)
—in conversation w/ Tiphanie Yanique

March 10, Noon ET
Albany Public Library (NY)
—in conversation w/ Elisa Albert

March 15, 7:00 PM ET
Drew University (NJ)
—in conversation w/ Andrea Chapin

March 16, 7:00 PM ET
Mayyim Hayyim (MA)
—in conversation w/ Anita Diamant

March 18, 7:00 PM MST (10:00 ET)
University of Arizona, Distinguished Visitor Series in Creative Writing (AZ)
—w/ Katherine E. Standefer, Justin St. Germain, Howard Axelrod, & Danielle Geller

March 25, 6:00 PM PT (9:00 ET)
Vroman’s Books (CA)
—in conversation w/ Edan Lepucki

March 29, 7:00 PM ET
Midtown Reader (FL)

May 15, 4:30 PM ET
Kelly Writer’s House at the University of Pensylvania (PA)