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Aaron Foley: Chief Storyteller for the City of Detroit


Monday December 10, 2018: 6:30pm to 8:00pm


Downtown Library: 1st Floor Lobby


Aaron Foley is an author, editor, Detroit native and current resident. He is the author of the 2015 book How to Live in Detroit Without Being a Jackass and editor of the 2017 anthology "The Detroit Neighborhood Guidebook." Currently, he is the chief storyteller for the City of Detroit government. Previously, he was editor of BLAC Detroit Magazine, and a contributor to several local and national news outlets, including Jalopnik, CNN, The Atlantic, BuzzFeed and Reuters. Foley draws on a wealth of knowledge about the city and will discuss his life and career through an insightful perspective that is sure to educate and entertain.

This event is a part of the Ann Arbor District Library's programming with the Becoming American Documentary Film & Discussion series. For more information about the Becoming American Documentary Film & Discussion Series and other related programming, visit  This event also includes a book signing and books will be on sale.

Aaron Foley


This event will be recorded