Carrie Brownstein, who you may know as Portlandia writer and lead actress, guitarist and singer for Sleater-Kinney, and BUST cover girl, is now adding author to her extremely impressive resume. Brownstein’s memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl is set to be released October 27th.

As if we weren’t already totally pumped, yesterday Brownstein announced her book tour dates, and the list of guest interviewers she has lined up for the tour sent all of us here at BUST into excitement overload. Some major ones to look forward to include THE Amy Poehler, SNL's Aidy Bryant, Brownstien's Transparent co-star Gaby Hoffman, and Pitchfork senior editor Jessica Hopper.


Here’s the full list of tour date, venues, and guest interviewers:

10-27 Brooklyn, NY - WORD Bookstore at Saint Vitus Bar (Questlove)
10-28 New York, NY - Barnes & Noble Union Square (Gaby Hoffman)
10-29 Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Free Library at The Merriam Theater (Aidy Bryant)
10-30 Chicago, IL - Pitchfork's In Sight Out at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (Jessica Hopper)
11-01 Austin, TX - BookPeople at Central Presbyterian Church (Liz Lambert)
11-03 Los Angeles, CA - Vroman’s Bookstore at Pasadena Presbyterian (Amy Poehler)
11-04 San Francisco, CA - Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (Dave Eggers)
11-05 Portland, OR - Powell’s Books at The Newmark Theatre (Special Guest TBA)
11-06 Seattle, WA - Elliott Bay Book Company at The Neptune Theater (Maria Semple)
11-16 Montreal, Quebec - Drawn & Quarterly at The Rialto Theatre (Jessica Hopper)
11-17 Toronto, Ontario - Toronto Public Library’s Appel Salon (Johanna Schneller)

Via Pitchfork



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