Natalie Bakopoulos & Elizabeth Ames
Wednesday August 05 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Join us online as we host Natalie Bakopoulos in conversation with Elizabeth Ames, celebrating Natalie's book, Scorpionfish. This virtual event is free and available through Mad Street Books Facebook Live.
Natalie Bakopoulos is the author of The Green Shore (Simon & Schuster, 2012), and her work has appeared in Tin House, the Iowa Review, the New York Times, Granta, Ploughshares, and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories. She’s an assistant professor of creative writing at Wayne State University in Detroit and a faculty member of the summer program Writing Workshops in Greece. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Named for Iowa but born and raised in Wisconsin, Elizabeth Ames is a writer living in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan, Elizabeth has lived in Seattle, France, and Rwanda since leaving the Midwest. She currently lives in a Harvard dormitory with her husband, two children, and a few hundred undergraduates. Her debut novel, The Other's Gold, was released in 2019 by Viking Books.
Caoilinn Hughes & Anthony Doerr
Thursday August 06 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Join us on Thursday, August 6 at 7:00 pm CDT for an author chat featuring Caoilinn Hughes in conversation with Anthony Doerr.
This is a ticketed virtual event. You can obtain a ticket in two ways:
The link to the event will be emailed to you after your purchase is complete.
Oh... and it's pronounced KEE-lin. Like 'feelin groovy.'
Caoilinn Hughes is an award-winning writer and poet. Her debut novel Orchid & the Wasp (Hogarth 2018), won the Collyer Bristow Prize, was shortlisted for the Hearst Big Book Awards and the Butler Literary Award and longlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award. Her poetry collection, Gathering Evidence (Carcanet 2014), won the Shine/Strong Award. Her short fiction was the winner of The Moth International Short Story Prize 2018and an O. Henry Prize in 2019.
Author Chat: Jeannie Vanasco & Betsy Bonner
Tuesday August 11 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Join us for an author chat featuring Jeannie Vanasco & Betsy Bonner. This is a ticketed event. Buy one of the two featured books to receive the event link.
Betsy Bonner is the author of the poetry collection Round Lake. She is a former Director of the 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center, where she now teaches creative writing. She is a fellow of the MacDowell Colony and the T. S. Eliot House. She grew up in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and lives in southwestern Vermont.
Jeannie Vanasco is the author of The Glass Eye: A Memoir (Tin House, 2017). Her work has appeared in The Believer, The New York Times Modern Love, Tin House, and elsewhere. She lives in Baltimore and is an assistant professor at Towson University. Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl is her second book.