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Sip and Meet the Author @ Darby Winery

Saturday April 27, 2024
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Calling all book and wine lovers…
Come sip and meet the author with us!!

We are thrilled to partner with our good friends at Elliot Bay Book Co. for our fourth Sip and Meet The Author Event with Simone Gorrindo

Sip Darby Wines while Simone reads from her highly anticipated NEW memoir, The Wives. Stay for a Q&A and Book Signing
$35 Ticket Includes Signed Copy of Simone’s NEW Novel and Your First Glass Of Wine!
Additional Sips Purchased At Event

About Simone Gorrindo:
Simone Gorrindo’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, New York magazine, Longreads, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Christian Science Monitor, The Best Women’s Travel Writing, Self, and others. She holds an MS in journalism from Columbia University, and has received fellowships and grants for her writing and reporting from the International Women’s Media Foundation, the Georgia Council for the Arts, and the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences. She lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her husband and two children. The Wives is her first book.

About The Wives:
At 27, newly married and working her dream job as an editor in New York City, Simone Gorrindo thought she had found the home and sense of belonging she’d always yearned for. Then, when her husband joined an elite combat unit in the army, she quit her job to follow him to a town in Georgia, and, two weeks later, he deployed to Afghanistan. Home had never felt so far away.

Enter the wives.

There is an old adage in the Army: “If we wanted you to have a family, we would have issued you one.” But in Simone’s husband’s unit, family was borderline essential, the soldiers’ gravitational force. “They can do what they do because of you,” the commanding officers told the spouses. The women were given memos on how to be wives during and after deployments…

Event Details:

Saturday April 27, 2024 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Darby Winery

14450 Redmond Woodinville Rd NE, Ste 105
Woodinville WA, 98072

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