The readings will take place in Room 138 of the Dwight Schar College of Education Building and is free and open to the public. The readings begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by refreshments at 5:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Kari Repuyan at 419.289.5110 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JENNIFER HAIGH - FICTION - APRIL 9, 2012
Jennifer Haigh is a novelist and short story writer. Her novels – Faith, The Condition, Baker Towers and Mrs. Kimble have won both the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction and the PEN/L.L. Winship Award for outstanding book by a New England writer, and have been published in sixteen languages. Her short stories have been published in The Atlantic, Granta, The Saturday Evening Post and many other magazines. A native of western Pennsylvania, she earned her M.F.A. in fiction writing at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and now lives in the Boston area.
RICHARD HOFFMAN -NONFICTION - APRIL 16, 2012
Richard Hoffman is the author of Half the House: a Memoir, and the poetry collections, Without Paradise, Gold Star Road, winner of the 2006 Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize and the 2008 Sheila Motton Award from the New England Poetry Club, and his latest, Emblem. A fiction writer as well, his Interference & Other Stories was published in 2009. His work has appeared in Agni, Ascent, Harvard Review, Hudson Review, The Literary Review, Poetry, Witness and other magazines. His new memoir, Love & Fury, will be published by Beacon Press in Fall 2013. He teaches at Emerson College and currently serves as Chair of PEN New England.