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Women’s Boxing Smackdown in Brooklyn: The Brutal and the Literary

Women’s Boxing Smackdown in Brooklyn: The Brutal and the Literary

September 11, 2011 7:00pm

Join us Sunday, September 11th at BookCourt to watch Alicia “Slick” Ashley, WBC Super Bantamweight World Championship, and Camille Currie box an exhibition match, followed by readings by Mischa Merz of her new book The Sweetest Thing: A Boxer’s Memoir and by Binnie Klien, radio personality and author of Blows to the Head.

The evening will conclude with a clip of Leyla  Leidecker’s documentary “Golden Gloves,” about women’s role in America’s oldest amateur boxing competition.

BookCourt is located at 163 Court St in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. http://www.bookcourt.org/

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