2014 Book Festival Author
Kambri Crews once lived with her deaf parents in a tin shed in Montgomery, Texas. She now owns and operates Ballyhoo Promotions, a PR and production company in New York City specializing in stand up comedy. She is also the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Burn Down the Ground (Random House) and a renowned storyteller.
She has performed on The Moth, Literary Death Match, Risk! and Mortified and has appeared at SXSW Comedy, UCB Theatre, Gotham Comedy Club. Also a public speaker, she has given speeches at the University of Texas, Texas Book Festival, University of Oregon, SXSW (South by Southwest), DeafHope, and many other schools, colleges, book festivals, and events.
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Successful businesswoman, author, and storyteller Kambri Crews will discuss her memoir Burn Down the Ground, which recounts her unusual childhood growing up "off the grid" in very rural Texas, the hearing daughter of two deaf parents in a volatile relationship.
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Nationally known author Kambri Crews will give a performance of her storytelling art that will be followed by a Mix & Mingle Reception for all book festival authors, donors, and readers. Come have an hors d'oeuvre or two, meet other readers, meet other writers, and enjoy some good conversation.