JHU Writing Seminars Presents: A Reading By Alice McDermott and Katharine Noel

11/28/2017 - 6:00pm
Fiction
Reading

Alice McDermott is the author of many novels, including After ThisChild of My HeartCharming Billy, winner of the 1998 National Book Award; At Weddings and Wakes; and SomeoneThat NightAt Weddings and Wakes, and After This were all finalists for the Pulitzer Prize and Someone was a finalist for the National Book Award. McDermott lives with her family outside Washington, D.C. Her newest book, The Ninth Hour, will appear on September 19, 2017.

Katharine Noel’s first novel, Halfway House, was a New York Times Editors’ Choice, winner of a Ken/NAMI Award for “outstanding literary contributions to a better understanding of mental illness,” and winner of the 2006 Kate Chopin prize for fiction. Her second book, Meantime, was published in November 2016 by Grove Press. She has been the Writer in Residence at Claremont McKenna College and the Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, where she also held Wallace Stegner and Truman Capote fellowships. Katharine lives with her husband, the writer Eric Puchner, and their children in Baltimore, Maryland, where she teaches at Johns Hopkins University.

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