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One for the Books! 2018 with Amy Hempel

May 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Hosted by Lou Ann Walker

Discussion: The short short story as genre, with examples from Kafka to Kawabata

Amy is the author of four story collections, including Reasons to Live, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, Tumble Home, and The Dog of the Marriage. The New York Times named The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel one of the Ten Best Books of 2006. A 2017 inductee to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; a Guggenheim Fellow; and the recipient of the Ambassador Award in 2007, a USA Fellowship grant, the Rea Award for the Short Story and the PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction among others, and is a founding board member of the Deja Foundation, which offers direct assistance to dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in an effort to empower small rescue organizations to support sustainable adoptions.
 
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Photo of Amy Hempel by Vicki Topaz.

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May 4, 2018
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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