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"One True Sentence: Writers & Readers on Hemingway's Art" with Writer-In-Residence Jennifer Haigh

"One True Sentence: Writers & Readers on Hemingway's Art" with Writer-In-Residence Jennifer Haigh In-Person

Join us for an in-person and virtual event with Jennifer Haigh, Writer-In-Residence at the Hemingway House, and contributor to the new book One True Sentence: Writers and Readers on Hemingway’s Art.

Jennifer joins us in person, and we'll connect virtually with writer and fellow contributor Andre Dubus III and editors Mark Cirino and Michael Von Cannon, who will be in person at Porter Square Books in Boston.

Following the conversation, Jennifer will also read a short selection from and discuss her new novel Mercy Street with the in-person audience at the Library. A book signing with Iconoclast Books will follow.

Watch the replay here.

Presented in partnership with Porter Square Books, Godine (publisher of One True Sentence), and Grub Street Creative Writing Center in Boston.

Jennifer Haigh is the author of the short story collection News From Heaven and six critically acclaimed novels, including Mrs. Kimble, Faith and Heat and Light, named a Best Book of 2016 by The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and NPR. Her books have won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction, the Massachusetts Book Award, the PEN New England Award in Fiction and a literature award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she has been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Arts, the James Michener Foundation and the Guggenheim Foundation. Her books have been translated into eighteen languages. Her latest novel, Mercy Street – called “extraordinary” by The New York Times Book Review -- was published in 2022. 

Friday, May 26, 2023
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
John A. and Carole O. Moran Lecture Hall
The Community Library
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Andre Dubus III’s seven books include the New York Times’ bestsellers House of Sand and Fog, The Garden of Last Days, and his memoir, Townie. His most recent novel is Gone So Long. Mr. Dubus has been a finalist for the National Book Award, and has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, The National Magazine Award for Fiction, two Pushcart Prizes, and is a recipient of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. He teaches at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Mark Cirino is the host of One True Podcast. He is the author/editor of six books about Ernest Hemingway and serves as the general editor for Kent State University Press’s “Reading Hemingway” series. He served as the literature consultant on the cinematic adaptation of Hemingway’s Across the River and into the Trees. Cirino teaches American literature at the University of Evansville.

Michael Von Cannon is the co-editor of One True Sentence and producer of One True Podcast. He serves as an advisory editor on the multi-volume Hemingway Letters Project and is co-editor of the final volume of The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: 1957-1961. Von Cannon teaches at Florida Gulf Coast University.

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