(Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)In conjunction with the Savannah Book Festival, the SCAD Writing Department is pleased to present author, comedian, and podcaster, Michael Ian Black. Join us for a talk and Q & A about the craft and business of writing.

In his latest book, A Better Man: a (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son, the author and father offers advice to his college-bound son while exploring the complexities of sex, gender, race, family, and violence–ultimately addressing the question: How can we be, and raise, better men?

Date: Friday, February 18

Time: 4:00pm ET

Location: Gutstein Gallery, Savannah

This event is free and open to all SCAD Writing students and their guests.

Michael Ian Black is an actor, comedian, and writer who started his career with the sketch comedy show The State, on MTV, and has created and starred in many other television shows. Movie appearances include Wet Hot American Summer, The Baxter, and Sextuplets.

Black is the author of several books for children, including the award-winning trio I’m Bored, I’m Sad, and I’m Worried, and the parody A Child’s First Book of Trump. His books for adults include the memoirs You’re Not Doing It Right and Navel Gazing and the essay collection My Custom Van. Black also co-authored with Meghan McCain America, You Sexy Bitch.

As a stand-up comedian, Michael regularly tours the country, and he has released several comedy albums. His podcasts include Mike & Tom Eat Snacks, with Tom Cavanagh; Topics, with Michael Showalter; How to Be Amazing; and Obscure.



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