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The Living Writers Reading Series: George Estreich

Unnamed Venue Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

George Estreich is a poet and the author of the memoir, The Shape of The Eye, winner of the Oregon Book Award. “The Shape of the Eye is a memoir of a father’s love for his daughter, his struggle to understand her disability, and his journey toward embracing her power and depth. Estreich is raw […]

The Living Writers Reading Series: Lauren Shufran, Tsering Wangmo, and Juliana Leslie

Unnamed Venue Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Lauren Shufran is the winner of The Motherwell Prize. Her poetry collection Inter Arma will be published be Fence Books in Spring, 2013. Tsering Wangmo's first book of poems, Rules of the House, was published by Apogee Press in 2002 was a finalist for the Asian American Literary Awards in 2003. Other publications include My […]

The Living Writers Reading Series: Elizabeth Graver

Unnamed Venue Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Elizabeth Graver’s new novel, The End of the Point, set in a summer community on Buzzard’s Bay from 1942 to 1999, is forthcoming from HarperCollins in Spring, 2013. She is the author of three other novels: Awake, The Honey Thief, and Unravelling. Her short story collection, Have You Seen Me?, won the 1991 Drue Heinz […]

The Living Writers Reading Series: Karen Joy Fowler

Unnamed Venue Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Karen Joy Fowler, author of six novels and three short story collections. The Jane Austen Book Club spent thirteen weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list and was a New York Times Notable Book. Fowler’s previous novel, Sister Noon, was a finalist for the 2001 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. Her debut novel, Sarah Canary, […]

Feminist Poetry with Brenda Shaughnessy

Unnamed Venue Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Reception: 5:00-6:00 PM • Humanities Building 1, Room 210 Reading: 6:00-7:30 PM • Humanities Lecture Hall Brenda Shaughnessy is a prize-winning poet and UCSC alumni (Women's Studies, Literature, 1993) whose latest book of poetry, Our Andromeda received a rave review in the New York TImes Book Review (February 3, 2013). Reviewer Victoria Redel wrote, "This […]

The Living Writers Reading Series: Patrick DeWitt

Unnamed Venue Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Patrick DeWitt, author of The Sisters Brothers, finalist for the Man Booker Prize, "If Cormac McCarthy had a sense of humor, he might have concocted a story like Patrick DeWitt's bloody, darkly funny western." The Los Angeles Times.

The Living Writers Reading Series: Justin Torres

Unnamed Venue Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Justin Torres, author of We The Animals, was a finalist for the 2012 Indies Choice Book Awards, winner of a National Book Award for 5 under 35, and named one of Salon's "Sexiest Men of 2011." His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, Glimmer Train, and other publications. A graduate of […]

The Living Writers Reading Series: Tupelo Hassman

Unnamed Venue Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Tupelo Hassman, author of the novel Girlchild (FSG 2012) "It takes real talent to make something beautiful out of a trailer park. Girlchild, Tupelo Hassman’s lacerating debut novel, is the story of Rory Dawn Hendrix, a young girl growing up in the Calle, a cluster of mobile homes on a plot of dust outside Reno, […]

The Living Writers Reading Series: Xochiquetzal Candelaria

Unnamed Venue Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Xochiquetzal Candelaria is the author of Empire (University of Arizona Press, 2011). Her work has appeared in The Nation, New England Review, Gulf Coast, Seneca Review and other magazines. Her essay, “On the Teaching of Phil Levine” will be published in Coming Close: Forty Essays on Philip Levine (University of Iowa Press, May 2013). Ms. […]