The New Writing Series is pleased to announce a reading by Susan Steinberg, author most recently of Spectacle, on Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 5:30pm in the Soderberg Auditorium on the UMaine campus in Orono. The reading is free and open to the public and will be followed by a Q&A with the writer.
Susan Steinberg is the author of the story collections Spectacle (Graywolf, 2013), Hydroplane (FC2), and The End of Free Love (FC2). She was the 2010 United States Artists Ziporyn Fellow in Literature. Her stories have appeared in McSweeney‘s, Conjunctions, the Gettysburg Review, American Short Fiction, Boulevard, Quarterly West, Denver Quarterly, Columbia, the Massachusetts Review, and other journals and magazines, and she has been the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a National Magazine Award. She has held residencies at The MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, the Wurlitzer Foundation, the Blue Mountain Center, Ledig House, Yaddo, and NYU. She earned a BFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art and an MFA in English from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
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The UMaine New Writing Series is sponsored by the English Department and the National Poetry Foundation with support from the Lloyd H. Elliott fund, the Milton Ellis Memorial Fund, the Honors College, and the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee. Grateful acknowledgment is made to the Pulp & Paper Foundation for the use of the Soderberg Center. For more information contact Steve Evans at steven dot evans at maine dot edu or at 207-581-3818.
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