Daniel Gumbiner, "The Boatbuilder," with Niela Orr
at 6 pm
a conversation with
on Gumbiner's new novel The Boatbuilder
Praise for The Boatbuilder:
“Daniel Gumbiner brings coastal California into sparkling focus in this moving story of a young man’s transition into adulthood. Told with wit and heart, The Boatbuilder is a meditation on love, loyalty, and the shared experiences that turn strangers into family.”
Niela Orr is a writer from Philadelphia. In addition to being a columnist for The Baffler, she is a contributing editor of The Organist, an experimental arts-and-culture podcast and radio show from KCRW and McSweeney’s. Formerly one of BuzzFeed’s first Emerging Writer Fellows, her writing has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, BuzzFeed, Elle, The Believer, Salon, and the blog of the Carnegie Museum of Art.