'Without Shame: Learning to Be Me'—a Reading, Discussion, and Book Signing Event @ Central

Without Shame: Learning to Be Me—a Reading, Discussion, and Book Signing Event @ Central
Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 6:30-7:30 PM

Author Connelly Akstens’ ground-breaking transgender memoir has been called “intimate, bold, relevant to our time and funny as hell… an extraordinary journey… a sharp and beautifully-written book.” Connelly will read from Without Shame and will lead a discussion of transgender experience as it continues its dynamic evolution. A book signing will follow. Copies of the book will be for sale.

Free and open to the public. Registration required. Please click here to register or contact the library for assistance at 401-943-9080 x3 or email zach@cranstonlibrary.org.

Book cover image for Without Shame by Connelly Akstens


Connelly Akstens
has been a recording artist and concert performer, college professor, writer, Adirondack fly fishing guide, college basketball player, market gardener, and vocal advocate for transgender people.
  Originally from Boston, Connelly now lives in East Greenwich with spouse Susanne Murtha, a certified health coach and book designer of Without Shame.

This event is presented as part of CPL's Visiting Author Series and is made possible through generous funding from the Cranston Public Library Association.