The New York Times bestselling author Amy Bloom will talk about her books and the writing process in Founders Hall on March 14 at 7 p.m., followed by book signing and refreshments.
The author of two novels and three short stories, Bloom is a past National Book Award finalist and nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her stories have appeared in “The Best American Short Stories,” “Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards,” and numerous anthologies here and abroad. She has also written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, among others, and won a National Magazine Award. Her most recent novel, “Away” (Random House, Inc., 2007), was an epic story about a Russian immigrant. Her new collection of short stories, “Where the God of Love Hangs Out” (Granta Books), was published in 2010. She became Wesleyan University’s Writer-in-Residence in 2010 and previously taught creative writing for many years at Yale University.
The event is free of charge. There will be food and drinks provided. Copies of Bloom's books will be available at the presentation for purchase. Bloom will be available to sign books as well.
Her fiction includes these titles:
- Come to Me: Stories (1993) (short stories)
- Love Invents Us (1997) (novel)
- A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You: Stories (2000) (short stories)
- The Story (2006) (short stories)
- Away (2007) (novel)
- Where the God of Love Hangs Out (2009) (short stories)
Submitted by Tunxis Community College.