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Lorrie Moore reads from her work
July 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This year novelist and short story writer Lorrie Moore joins us in July as our third Invited Merrill Fellow.
She is the author of three novels and four collections of stories as well as the editor of several anthologies. Moore has received honors for her work, among them the Irish Times International Prize for Literature, a Lannan Foundation fellowship, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award and the Rea Award for her achievement in the short story.
Her most recent novel, A Gate at the Stairs, was shortlisted for the 2010 Orange Prize and for the PEN/Faulkner. Her most recent collection, Bark, was shortlisted for The Story Prize and the Frank O’Connor Prize for the Short Story. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2001 and to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2005.