Bennington Writers – Fiction

Monday, May 26th – 6pm
Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street, between Bleecker & West 4th
Subway Stop – West 4th Street

 Alice Mattison will be Monday’s featured reader. Joining her are Julia Lichtblau, Camille Renshaw, and Rita Calderon.

Alice Mattison’s new novel, When We Argued All Night, was a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice. Her collection of connected stories, In Case We’re Separated, was a New York Times Notable Book and won the Connecticut book Award for Fiction. Mattison’s earlier novels include, Nothing Is Quite Forgotten in Brooklyn, The Wedding of the Two-headed Woman, The Book Borrower (a NY Times Notable Book), and Hilda and Pearl. She is the author of three earlier collections of stories, including Men Giving Money, Women Yelling (also a NY Times Notable Book), and a collection of poems, Animals. Her stories, poems, and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Ploughshares, The Threepenny Review, Ecotone, and have been reprinted in The Pushcart Prize, Best American Short Stories, and PEN/O.Henry Prize Stories. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Queens College and a PhD in English Literature from Harvard. She lives in New Haven, Conn.
V. Hansmann, host

$8 cover includes a drink

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