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Elizabeth Hand, Award-Winning Fantasy Writer and Novelist, To Give Reading at Bard College on March 2
Elizabeth Hand is the author of nine novels and three collections of short fiction. Her most recent novel, Generation Loss, received the inaugural Shirley Jackson Award for best work of psychological suspense in 2008 and was a finalist for the McSweeney’s/Believer Book Award. Her other books have garnered two Nebula Awards, three World Fantasy Awards, two International Horror Guild Awards, the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, and the Mythopoeic Society Award. In 2001, she received an Individual Artist’s Fellowship in Literature from the Maine Arts Commission/NEA. She is also a reviewer, critic, and longtime contributor to the Washington Post, Village Voice, Salon, Boston Globe, and DownEast Magazine, among many other publications, including Bard College’s literary journal Conjunctions. Her first young adult novel, Wonderwall, about the French poet Arthur Rimbaud, will be published this fall by Viking. She has two teenage children and lives on the coast of Maine with her partner, UK critic John Clute. She is at work on a thriller, Available Dark, set in Reykjavik.
For more information about the reading, call 845-758-1539.
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This event was last updated on 02-24-2009