Visiting Writers Series: Reading by Carmen Maria Machado

CARMEN MARIA MACHADO's debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, was a finalist for the National Book Award, the Kirkus Prize, LA Times Book Prize Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, the World Fantasy Award, the Dylan Thomas Prize, and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, and the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the National Book Critics Circle's John Leonard Prize. In 2018, the New York Times listed Her Body and Other Parties as a member of "The New Vanguard," one of "15 remarkable books by women that are shaping the way we read and write fiction in the 21st century." Her essays, fiction, and criticism have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York TimesGrantaTin HouseVQRMcSweeney's Quarterly Concern, The BelieverGuernicaBest American Science Fiction & Fantasy, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the Michener-Copernicus Foundation, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the CINTAS Foundation, Yaddo, Hedgebrook, and the Millay Colony for the Arts. She is the Writer in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Philadelphia with her wife.

Thursday, April 11 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Jamrich Hall, 1322
Jamrich Hall, 1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

Event Type

Visual and Performing Arts, Academic

Website

http://www.nmu.edu/english/visiting-w...

Cost

Free

Group
Passages North
Department
English
Primary Contact

Rachel May

Contact Phone or Email

rmay@nmu.edu

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