The Ivy is pleased to welcome Kate Wyer for a reading from her new book, Girl, Cow, & Monk. Kate will be in conversation with author Jeannie Vanasco. This event will take place on Zoom.

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Open Kate Wyer’s Girl, Cow, & Monk and find interlinked novellas unfolding like a set of time-lapse portraits, united by their longing and inherent magic. In “Girl, Cow” a girl and her cow embark on a journey along the sea, going anywhere other than here; “Monk” follows the mysteries and austerity of monastic life, a vow of silence, desire and a (re)discovery of voice.

Kate Wyer is the author of the novels Black Krim and Land Beast. Her work has appeared in West Branch, The Rupture, Necessary Fiction, Hobart, Unsaid and other journals. She works in the public mental health system of Maryland. She is also a somatics teacher and a registered yoga teacher.

Jeannie Vanasco is the author of The Glass Eye: A Memoir (Tin House Books, 2017). Her work has appeared in the Believer, the New York Times Modern Love, Tin House, and elsewhere. She lives in Baltimore and is an assistant professor at Towson University. Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl is her second book.

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