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Living Writers: Alex Marzano Lesnevich
February 21, 2019 @ 5:20 pm - 7:00 pm | Peace United Church
UCSC Living Writers, THI and the Hichcock Poetry Fund presents a reading of author Alex Marzano-Lesnevich’s book, “The Fact of a Body murder and a memoir and Kirstin Wagner.
Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of THE FACT OF A BODY: A Murder and a Memoir, recipient of the 2018 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Memoir and the 2018 Chautauqua Prize. Named one of the best books of the year by Entertainment Weekly, Audible.com, Bustle, Book Riot, The Times of London, and The Guardian, it was an Indie Next Pick and a Junior Library Guild selection, long-listed for the Gordon Burn Prize, short-listed for the CWA Gold Dagger, and a finalist for a New England Book Award and a Goodreads Choice Award. It has been published in the US, the UK, and the Netherlands; translations are forthcoming in Turkey, Korea, Taiwan, Spain, Greece, Brazil, and France. The recipient of fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, MacDowell, and Yaddo, as well as a Rona Jaffe Award, Marzano-Lesnevich lives in Portland, Maine and is an Assistant Professor of English at Bowdoin College.