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Jennifer Haigh to read as part of the Mary E Rolling Reading Series

When Dec 01, 2017
from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Where Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library
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Jennifer Haigh’s novel HEAT AND LIGHT was named a Best Book of 2016 by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, and Slate Magazine, and has received a 2017 Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  Her previous books -- News from Heaven, Faith, The Condition, Baker Towers, and Mrs. Kimble -- have won numerous awards and have been published in sixteen languages. Haigh’s short stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Granta, The Best American Short Stories and many other places. A native of Cambria County, Pennsylvania, and a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she now lives in Boston. (Co-sponsorship for this reading is provided by the Weiss Chair of the Humanities.)