Reading with Carmen Maria Machado
Join New England College for a reading by Carmen Maria Machado, the 2023 Elizabeth Yates McGreal Writer-in-Residence for NEC’s MFA in Creative Writing.
Date: Friday, July 14, 2023
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Rosamond Page Putnam Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Weare Road, Henniker, NH
If you are unable to join in person, please join us via Zoom:
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Carmen Maria Machado is the author of the bestselling memoir In the Dream House; the graphic novel The Low, Low Woods; and the award-winning short story collection Her Body and Other Parties. She has been a finalist for the National Book Award and the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, the Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Nonfiction, the Brooklyn Public Library Literature Prize, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize. In 2018, the New York Times listed Her Body and Other Parties as a member of “The New Vanguard,” one of “15 remarkable books by women that are shaping the way we read and write fiction in the 21st century.”
Her essays, fiction, and criticism have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Granta, Vogue, This American Life, Harper’s Bazaar, Tin House, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, The Believer, Guernica, Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, Best American Nonrequired Reading, and elsewhere. She lives in Philadelphia and is the former Abrams Artist-in-Residence at the University of Pennsylvania.