Bestselling Author Andrea Bartz with George R.R. Martin Chair Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan June 20 in NYC

Andrea and Cheryl head shots with book jacket cover.

Medill Club of NYC Summer Event

You’re invited to a conversation with Medill alumna Andrea Bartz and fellow alum Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan to mark the launch of Bartz’s new book, “The Spare Room.” All attendees will receive a free hardcover copy of the book!

Join us on June 20 at Primary in the Financial District to hear the story behind this new suspense novel from Bartz, whose previous thriller, the New York Times bestselling “We Were Never Here,” was a Reese’s Book Club pick.

When: Tuesday, June 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Primary, 26 Broadway, New York NY 10004
Tickets: $15

Registration fees help support programming for the Medill Club of NY.

About Andi:
Andrea Bartz is a Brooklyn-based journalist and the New York Times bestselling author of “We Were Never Here,” “The Lost Night,” and “The Herd.” Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health, Martha Stewart Living, Redbook, Elle, and many other outlets, and she’s held editorial positions at Glamour, Psychology Today, and Self, among other publications.

About Cheryl:
Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is the inaugural George R.R. Martin Chair in Storytelling at Medill. She is a New York-based Singaporean novelist, journalist, and the author of the novel “Sarong Party Girls” and the memoir “A Tiger In The Kitchen.” Both books were international bestsellers. She is the co-creator and co-editor of “Anonymous Sex” and editor of the anthology “Singapore Noir.” The National Arts Council of Singapore has awarded her multiple grants in support of her writing. She was a staff writer at the Wall Street Journal, In Style and the Baltimore Sun. Her stories have also appeared in The New York Times, Ploughshares, The Paris Review, Times Literary Supplement, The Washington Post, Bon Appetit, Chicago Tribune and The (Singapore) Straits Times, among others. Born and raised in Singapore, she crossed the ocean at age 18 to go to Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.