Why Short Fiction?
Wednesday, September 28 | 6:00 p.m. ET The New York Society Library, 53 East 79th Street, New York, NY
Join APS managing editor Megan Cummins along with Hilma Wolitzer, Marya Spence, Adam Dalva, and Gessy Alvarez for a conversation about short fiction from the perspective of writers, editors, and agents. Brought to you by the Authors Guild and the New York Society Library, and moderated by Authors Guild Ambassador Diana Altman.
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is the author of, most recently, the story collection Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket (Bloomsbury). She is a recipient of Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships; an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature; and a Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award. Her first published story appeared when she was thirty-six, and her first novel eight years later.
is a literary agent at Janklow & Nesbit, where she represents a diverse range of fiction and nonfiction. A graduate of Harvard University and the MFA Program in Creative Writing at NYU, she previously worked for the New Yorker, Travel & Leisure, Vanity Fair, Publishers Weekly, METROPOLIS Magazine, and other publications.