My Friend Anna
Rachel Deloache Williams In Conversation With Genevieve Gannon
How does it feel to be betrayed by your closest friend? In an exclusive to the festival, New York Times bestselling author Rachel Williams tells the incredible story of Anna Sorokin, New York’s most prolific grifter and the subject of this year’s Netflix most watched series. (Rachel Deloache Williams appears live via Zoom.)
RACHEL DELOACHE WILLIAMS
Rachel DeLoache Williams was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, and is a graduate of Kenyon College. In 2010, she moved to New York City and landed her dream job in the photo department of Vanity Fair. Her first book, My Friend Anna, documents her friendship with the infamous Anna Sorokin (aka Anna Delvey), the fake heiress who is the subject of the Netflix hit Inventing Anna.
Genevieve Gannon is an award-winning Sydney-based journalist and author of five novels, including the forthcoming title, The Gifted Son and national best- seller The Mothers. Previously the chief court reporter for Australian Associated Press in Melbourne, she is now a senior journalist at The Australian Women's Weekly, covering crime and social affairs.