Emily Giffin is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law. The author of eight New York Times bestselling novels, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Baby Proof, Love the One You’re With, Heart of the Matter, Where We Belong, The One & Only, and First Comes Love, she currently lives in Atlanta with her husband and three young children. Her most recent novel, First Comes Love, was released in 2016 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. You can visit her at www.emilygiffin.com.
This event is co-sponsored with the Visiting Executive (VX) Program for the Wake Forest College and School of Business.
This event is free and open to all members of the WFU community and the public – no registration is required and admission is first come, first served.
Kirt Gonzales, author of The Chauncey Street Monster: Domestic Violence Is a Worldwide Epidemic That Has to End, will speak on the idea that everyone has value. Attendees will be taught how to recognize an abuser, and what steps to take in abusive situations. He will explain the difference between domestic violence and domestic abuse. Most importantly, Gonzales will draw on the experience of his sister’s life and murder to illuminate the subject of domestic violence.
Kirt Gonzales has a Ph.D. in theology and Christian counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He splits his time at his counseling practice, advocating for victims of domestic violence, and making students’ favorite drinks at the Starbucks located in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. This event is co-sponsored with the WFU Intercultural Center.