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Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom, 'Thick'

Presented by Porter Square Books at Porter Square Books, Cambridge MA

Mar 01 2019
Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom, 'Thick'

Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom reads from her debut essay collection, ‘Thick.’

"To say this collection is transgressive, provocative, and brilliant is simply to tell you the truth." --Roxane Gay, author of Hunger and Bad Feminist

In these eight piercing explorations on beauty, media, money, and more, Tressie McMillan Cottom--award-winning professor and acclaimed author of Lower Ed--embraces her venerated role as a purveyor of wit, wisdom, and Black Twitter snark about all that is right and much that is wrong with this thing we call society.

Ideas and identity fuse

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