Literaryswag Book Club July Meeting Recap

Last month's truly lived up to the meeting's name. Scaachi Koul, pulled up and fearlessly chopped it up with a room full of strangers about the Literaryswag Book Club pick, her essay collection, One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter. Over the course of the evening, Scaachi, as well the members, familiarized themselves with each other; leading me to realize what often makes us strangers to one another is what we decide not to share when we feel someone can't be trusted. But the vulnerability in the room, set by the tone of Scaachi's confessional essays, made sharing possible. We felt less like the strangers, and more like kin, by the end of the night!

Jennelle Gordon