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Fiction Forum: Lore Segal

Monday, March 31, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Orozco Room, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, Room A712, New York, NY 10011

Lore Segal’s latest novel, Half the Kingdom, was published by Melville House in 2013. Her other books include Other People’s Houses, first serialized in The New Yorker; Lucinella, republished in 2009 by Melville House; and Her First American, which won an award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.

Segal’s collection of stories, Shakespeare’s Kitchen was one of three finalists for the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Her short story “The Reverse Bug” was included in Best American Short Stories, 1989 and was a 1990 O. Henry Prize-winner. Her stories “Other People’s Deaths” and “Making Good” were included in the O. Henry Prize Stories in 2008 and 2010, respectively. She has received the Clifton Fadiman Medal, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Harold U. Ribalow Prize, and a grant from the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities. Her reviews have appeared in the New York Times Book Review and her stories in the The New Yorker.

Moderated by Jeffery Renard Allen, faculty, School of Writing.

Sponsored by the School of Writing.

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Author Readings and Discussions

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School of Writing, The New School for Public Engagement

Theme

Writing and Literature, Creativity and Innovation

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Writing

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$5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, and alumni with ID

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