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ONLINE: Author, Lee Upton
May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a live online reading and Q&A with author Lee Upton!
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org by 2:00 PM EST on the day of the event to receive the Zoom meeting link and password, which will be emailed to registrants shortly before the event.
About the Author
Lee Upton is the author of fourteen books, including short story collections and volumes of poetry, literary criticism, and essays. She is a librettist as well as a poet, fiction writer, essayist, and literary critic. Both collections of her short stories are recipients of the coveted Kirkus star. Her most recent collection, Visitations, was listed by Kirkus as one of the “Best of the Indies 2017.” Her first collection of stories, The Tao of Humiliation, was selected by Kirkus for their listing of “The Best Books of 2014,” one of eleven books in the subcategory of short stories that included collections by a slate of celebrated international authors, among them Alice Munro, Paul Theroux, and Hilary Mantel. Lee Upton’s novella, The Guide to the Flying Island, received the Miami University Press Novella Award. She is the recipient of many awards and honors including the Pushcart Prize, the Open Poetry Award, the Lyric Poetry Award and The Writer/Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, the National Poetry Series Award, the BOA Short Fiction Award, and the Foreword Review Award.
Lee Upton is the Francis A. March Professor of English and Writer-in-Residence at Lafayette College.
For more information, please visit her website, www.leeupton.com