The Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum (HACCM) is pleased to welcome award-winning writer, filmmaker and Olympic athlete Alexi Pappas to a virtual interview about her new book, 'Bravey: Chasing Dreams, Befriending Pain, and Other Big Ideas' available from The Dial Press on January 12, 2021. Ms. Pappas will be interviewed for HACCM by Maria Karamitsos.
You can pre-order your copy of 'Bravey' now by visiting our bookselling partner for this event, Annie Bloom's Books:
ALEXI PAPPAS is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, and Olympic athlete. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Runner’s World, Women’s Running, Sports Illustrated, The Atlantic, and Outside, among other publications, and she has been profiled in The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, New York, and Rolling Stone. Pappas co-wrote, co-directed, and starred in the feature film Tracktown with Rachel Dratch and Andy Buckley. Most recently, she co-wrote and starred alongside Nick Kroll in Olympic Dreams, the first non-documentary-style movie to ever be filmed at the Olympic Games. A Greek American, Pappas holds the Greek national record in the 10,000-meters and competed for Greece in the 2016 Olympics. She lives in Los Angeles, California.
MARIA A. KARAMITSOS has been a positive voice in Greek media since 2002. She was the Founder, Publisher, & Editor of WindyCity Greek magazine. For 10 years, she served as the Associate Editor & Senior Writer for The Greek Star newspaper. Her work has been published in Neo magazine, GreekCircle magazine, The National Herald, GreekReporter, Harlots Sauce Radio, Women.Who.Write, KPHTH magazine, XPAT ATHENS, and more. Visit mariakaramitsos.com.
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HELLENIC-AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER & MUSEUM gathers, preserves, and shares the Hellenic (Greek) American experience in Oregon and SW Washington. Visit hellenicamericancc.org.