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Christopher Tilghman

Christopher Tilghman is the author of four novels and two short story collections, most recently the novel Thomas and Beal in the Midi. He retired last spring as a professor …

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Kate Doughty

Kate Doughty, author of The Follower, is a graduate of the University of Virginia. She lives and works in Washington, D.C., and her debut novel is a spine-tingling YA thriller …

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Melanie Hatter

Melanie S. Hatter, author of Malawi’s Sisters, is an award-winning author of two novels and one short story collection. Selected by Edwidge Danticat, Malawi’s Sisters won the inaugural Kimbilio National …

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Keisha Bush

Keisha Bush, author of No Heaven For Good Boys, a New York Times Editors’ Choice, was born in Boston. She has received fellowships from the LMCC Workspace Residency, Tyrone Guthrie …

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Yvonne Battle-Felton

Yvonne Battle-Felton, author of Remembered, is an American writer living in the U.K. Her writing has been published in literary journals and anthologies. Remembered, was longlisted for the 2019 Women’s …

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Emily Henry

Emily Henry, author of People We Meet on Vacation, also wrote Beach Read, as well as several young adult novels. She lives and writes in the Cincinnati and the part …

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Libby Hubscher

Libby Hubscher, author of Meet Me in Paradise, lives in North Carolina with her husband, two young children, and a menagerie of pets. She writes women’s fiction and contemporary romance. …

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A.E. Osworth

A.E. Osworth, author of We Are Watching Eliza Bright, is a queer, trans, and non-binary writer and part-time faculty at The New School, where they teach digital storytelling to undergraduates. …

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Lydia Conklin

Lydia Conklin is a writer who has received a Stegner Fellowship, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, three Pushcart Prizes, a Creative Writing Fulbright, a grant from the Elizabeth George …

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Henry Hoke

Henry Hoke, author of The Groundhog Forever, also wrote The Book of Endless Sleepovers and the story collection, Genevieves, which won the Subito prose prize. He co-created and directs the …

Event

NBF Presents: The Work of Fiction

Three 2020 honorees for the National Book Award for Fiction Rumaan Alam (Leave the World Behind, Finalist), Megha Majumdar (A Burning, Longlist), and Deesha Philyaw (The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, Finalist) discuss their books and fiction’s place in contemporary American culture, with Randy Winston.

March 13, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM
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An Evening with Jacqueline Woodson

In partnership with the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library’s Same Page community-wide reading series, acclaimed author Jacqueline Woodson will discuss her work, including Red at the Bone, as well as her National …

March 16, 2021 | 7PM – 7:45PM