IN-PERSON - Alice Elliott Dark | Fellowship Point

Wed, July 13, 2022 7:30 P.M.
Cost: FREE


In conversation with Beth Kephart

Alice Elliott Dark is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Think of England and the short story collections In the Gloaming and Naked to the Waist. Her stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in The New York TimesPloughshares, and The New Yorker, and her story “In the Gloaming” has twice been adapted into feature films. A writing professor in Rutgers University-Newark’s MFA program, Dark has earned a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, an O. Henry Award, and inclusion in several literary anthologies. A novel about friendship, class differences, and societal expectations for women, Fellowship Point tells the story of a a delicate but devastating rift between two lifelong friends.

Beth Kephart is the author of more than 30 books across a wide range of genres, including Going OverHandling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir, and most recently Wife | Daughter | Self. A writing professor at the University of Pennsylvania, she is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Pew Fellowship, and the Speakeasy Poetry Prize, among other honors.

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Books will be available for purchase at the library on event night.
A book signing will follow the presentation.
Books provided by Uncle Bobbie's Coffee and Books

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