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Writing Talk by Author Amy Bloom

Posted by Melissa Lamar - March 14, 2013 - - No Comments
Amy Bloom, photo by Elena Seibert.

The community is invited to a free talk by The New York Times bestselling author Amy Bloom on March 14 at 7 p.m. in Founders Hall, followed by book signing and refreshments.

The author of two novels and three short stories, Bloom is a past National Book Award finalist and nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her stories have appeared in “The Best American Short Stories,” “Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards,” and numerous anthologies here and abroad. She has also written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, among others, and won a National Magazine Award. Her most recent novel, “Away” (Random House, Inc., 2007), was an epic story about a Russian immigrant. Her new collection of short stories, “Where the God of Love Hangs Out” (Granta Books), was published in 2010. She became Wesleyan University’s Writer-in-Residence in 2010 and previously taught creative writing for many years at Yale University. Contact Patrice Hamilton at 860.773.1643, phamilton@tunxis.edu.

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