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may, 2024

18maysatFeaturedColombe Schneck and Merrit Tierce5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Event Type :Conversation & Party

Event Details

Women of the Wild explore: Body, Friendship, Love with guest of honor Colombe Schneck, in conversation with Merrit Tierce. In celebration of women words and voices.

On the programme:

5pm – 6pm: OPEN STAGE – readings about Body, Friendship, Love (in English, French, Spanish)
6:30pm – 8pm: CONVERSATION – Join us for an exclusive evening as we host French writer Colombe Schneck and Texan author Merrit Tierce. They will be in conversation with AF Director Emeline Colson (talk in Englush with a French touch).
8pm – 10 pm: MUSIC AND DANCE – DJ Female artists playlist

About the authors

Colombe Schneck, is an award-winning French writer with experience directing film documentaries, a background in journalism, and the author of twelve published novels. Schneck’s literary accomplishments have been recognized by many prestigious awards from the Académie Française, Madame Figaro, and the Société des Gens de Lettres. Schneck will be releasing a new book titled Swimming in Paris on May 14th 2024, four days prior to this event.

Born and raised in Texas, Merritt Tierce is an exceptional author whose literature has been recognized by the Whiting Foundation and the Rona Jaffe Foundation. Her most recent publication, Love me Back, was awarded the Texas Institute of Letters Steven Turner Award for “Best First Published Fiction.” Tierce has a background in being an advocate for women’s rights, particularly in terms of abortion. Further, Tierce has experience screenwriting, and wrote for two seasons of the Netflix show, Orange is the New Black.

 

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Time

(Saturday) 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

The Wild Detectives

314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas

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