Saturday, February 15, 2020


First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

102 West McDonough Street

Beverly Willett


A raw and riveting memoir, Disassembly Required invites readers along, moment by gut-wrenching moment, on one woman’s journey from betrayal and devastation to resilience and recovery. From learning of her husband’s affair, to family court, to life as a single mother, Beverly Willett perseveres in resisting injustice, the loss of her family unit, and the sale of the beautiful Brooklyn Brownstone her family had called home. Willett knows selling her house will require taking inventory of her possessions; she does not realize it will require taking inventory of herself. But as she surrenders her hopes for a life that hasn’t turned  out the way she imagined, the world opens back up. And Willett leaps toward it, embracing uncertainty.


Beverly Willett is a Southern Maryland native and former New York City entertainment lawyer. She has written for The New York TimesUSA Today, The Washington PostThe New York Post, Woman’s Day, and many more. She now lives in Savannah, Georgia and is President of the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home Foundation. AARP Magazine is excerpting Disassembly Required in its February/March 2019 issue.