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The A+ Book Club Talked with Samantha Allen About the Symbolism of Sasquatches, “The Bachelor” Gossip and More!

On Wednesday, June 21, 2023, the A+ Book Club had the honor of chatting with Samantha Allen, author of Patricia Wants to Cuddle and all around lovely individual. Stay tuned for updates on the summer's upcoming book clubs!

Nico: This is where we'll be having the book club chat! That will start at like 5pm PST / 8pm EST. Thanks all for joining us!

While we wait, where's everyone logging in from tonight?

Samantha: Seattle, Washington!

socks: I'm near Denver

Sadie: Hi y'all! Cambridge ma

Nico:  Hello fellow east-coaster @Sadie - logging in from Pittsburgh over here!

Sadie: Yay Pittsburgh! I've blown glass there

Nico: Ooooh at the Glass Center?

Sadie: The very same, PGC, got to learn from the one & only Nancy C...

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Nico Hall

Nico Hall is Autostraddle's A+ and Fundraising Director, and has been fundraising and working in the arts and nonprofit sector for over a decade. They write nonfiction and personal essays and are currently at work on a queer fiction novel and podcasts. They live in Pittsburgh. Nico is also haunted. You can find them on Twitter and Instagram as @nknhall.

Nico has written 179 articles for us.