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Maud Casey and Stacey D’Erasmo

Apr
14

Thursday, April 14, 2022 Online


On Thursday, April 14, join A Public Space for a virtual event with authors Maud Casey and Stacey D'Erasmo for a conversation about Casey's most recent book, City of Incurable Women (Bellevue Literary Press).

“City of Incurable Women is a brilliant exploration of the type of female bodily and psychic pain once commonly diagnosed as hysteria—and the curiously hysterical response to it commonly exhibited by medical men. It is a novel of powerful originality, riveting historical interest, and haunting lyrical beauty.” —Sigrid Nunez

Event Details
Thursday, April 14, 2022
7:00 p.m. ET
Online on Zoom
This event is free and open to all.

Stacey D’Erasmo is the author of the novels Tea, A Seahorse Year, The Sky Below, Wonderland, and The Complicities, which is forthcoming in September; and the nonfiction book The Art of Intimacy: The Space Between. She is a former Stegner Fellow in Fiction, the recipient of a 2009 Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction, and the winner of an Outstanding Mid-Career Novelist Prize from the Lambda Literary Foundation. She is an Associate Professor of Writing and Publishing Practices at Fordham University.

Maud Casey is the author of five books of fiction, most recently City of Incurable Women (Bellevue Literary Press), and the nonfiction book, The Art of Mystery: The Search for Questions. She is the recipient of the Italo Calvino Prize, the St. Francis College Literary Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She teaches at the University of Maryland and lives in Washington, DC.


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