JOIN US in celebrating Women’s History Month at MxCC with the following events, featuring author and former MxCC student, Beverly Donofrio.Author Beverly Donofrio.

Schedule of Events

Meet the author! Beverly Donofrio will be in attendance at all events!


Book Reading and Book Sales & Signing

Tues., March 4
12:30-2:00 p.m.,
Chapman Hall, 808 A-D;
Open to the public

Keynote Speaker, Women’s Forum (book sales & signing)

Fri., April 4
9:30-11:00 a.m.,
Chapman Hall, 808 A-D;
Open to the public; Register here

Meriden Book Discussion

Tues. April 8
Meriden Center, Room 102

Book Discussion, Riding in Cars with Boys, led by  Anne Paluck (with Bev Donofrio)

Wed., April 9
Periodicals Room, Jean Burr-Smith Library, Chapman Hall

Film Discussion, Riding in Cars with Boys

Thurs., April 10:
11:00-12:20 Chapman Hall, 808 B-D
12:30-1:50 Writing Workshop

For more information contact Christine Ruggiero at Download the events flyer here.

Beverly Donofrio, called a Master Memoirist by The Daily Beast, has published three memoirs. Her first, the bestselling Riding in Cars with Boys, was made into a popular movie. Her second, Looking for Mary, was a Barnes and Noble Discover pick, and her latest, the critically acclaimed, Astonished, is still collecting accolades. She has published three children’s books, and her essays have appeared in many anthologies and periodicals, including The New York TimesWashington PostLos Angeles TimesO, The Oprah MagazineCosmopolitanMademoiselleMarie ClaireMoreAllureSpirituality and HealthThe Village VoiceThe Huffington Post and Slate. Her award-winning NPR documentaries can be heard through Sound Portraits. She is currently on the faculty of the low-residency MFA program at Wilkes University and is writing a musical based on Astonished.