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American prose literature

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Subject Source: Fast

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

An Evening with Frank Delaney and Diane Meier, 2011 October 27

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Husband and wife creative team Frank Delaney (novelist) and Diane Meier (author, marketer, and style guru) discuss their short story contribution, Faux Jane, to the compilation Jane Austen Made Me Do It. Introduced by Kathy Knapp, new Director of LCWP (Davyne Verstandig moved away from role August 2011). This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2011 October 27

Ann Leary, Marie Bostwick, Lauren Lipton: Creative Conversations, 2009 May 1

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Spring 2009: Literary Prize Winners of Litchfield County. Ann Leary (writer), Marie Bostwick (historical and women's fiction author), and Lauren Lipton (author and journalist) read selections from their work and discuss the creative process. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2009 May 1

Ann Leary: The Good House, 2013 October 25

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Writers in Conversation: Litchfield County author and journalist Lauren Lipton talks to acclaimed author Ann Leary about her novel The Good House, about a woman who is a well-regarded real-estate broker in denial about her alcoholism. Introduced by Kathy Knapp, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2013 October 25

Benjamin Hale: The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore, 2012 October 6

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The (Young) Writer's Life: an all-day event for young, aspiring writers. Novelist Benjamin Hale reads from and discusses his book The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore, which details the rise and fall of the world's first speaking chimpanzee. Introduced by Kathy Knapp, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2012 October 6

Candace Bushnell: Trading Up and Lipstick Jungle, 2007 October 24

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English 217: Studies in Literature and Culture, Writers of Litchfield County--Fiction. Writer, journalist, and TV producer Candace Bushnell reads from her novel Trading Up, and discusses her novels Trading Up and Lipstick Jungle, as well as her other work. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2007 October 24

Charles Van Doren: Fanny's Girl, 2010 July 16

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Charles Van Doren, writer and UConn professor, reads from the novels of his mother, novelist Dorothy Graffe Van Doren, and discusses her writing and her life. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2010 July 16

Charlotte Rogan: The Lifeboat (2012), 2012

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Writers in Conversation: Litchfield County author Dani Shapiro talks to writer Charlotte Rogan about her novel The Lifeboat, which centers on the survivors of a shipwreck. Introduced by Kathy Knapp, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2012

Dani Shapiro: Black and White, 2007 October 10

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English 217: Studies in Literature and Culture, Writers of Litchfield County--Fiction. Writer/novelist Dani Shapiro reads from her novel Black and White and discusses her work. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2007 October 10

David Rabe: Sticks and Bones, Dinosaurs on the Roof, 2008 October 29

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Fall 2008: Playwrights of Litchfield County. Playwright and screenwriter David Rabe discusses his play Sticks and Bones, which explores the themes of communication, alienation, and racism/disgrace; and his novel Dinosaurs on the Roof, which explores the questions of faith and survival. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2008 October 29

Diane Meier: Creative Conversations, The Season of Second Chances, 2010 May 5

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Author, marketer, and style guru Diane Meier reads from her novel The Season of Second Chances and discusses her work. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2010 May 5

Jennifer Almquist: Creative Sustenance, Litchfield County, Images of Hunger, 2011 April 13

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Photographer and writer Jennifer Almquist presents her photographic series Images of Hunger and discusses her work. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. In addition, the winners of the first Creative Sustenance Writing Contest at Torrington, Castle Yuran (poetry) and Anna Winters (prose), read their work on hunger. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2011 April 13

Lauren Lipton: It's About Your Husband, 2007 September 26

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English 217: Studies in Literature and Culture, Writers of Litchfield County--Fiction. Author and journalist Lauren Lipton reads from her novel It's About Your Husband and discusses her work. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2007 September 26

Marie Bostwick: Fields of Gold, River's Edge, On Wings of the Morning, 2008 March 19

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Spring 2008: The Creative Process, A Discussion Series. Marie Bostwick, author of historical and women's fiction, including novels Fields of Gold, River's Edge, and On the Wings of Morning, reads from On Wings of the Morning and discusses her work. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2008 March 19

Roxana Robinson: A Perfect Stranger, 2007 November 7

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English 217: Studies in Literature and Culture, Writers of Litchfield County--Fiction. Roxana Robinson, author of novels, short stories, essays, and biography of Georgia O'Keefe, reads short story The Face-Lift from her anthology A Perfect Stranger and discusses her work. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2007 November 7

Roxana Robinson: Cost, 2008 October 3

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Roxana Robinson, author of novels, short stories, essays, and biography of Georgia O'Keefe, reads from her novel Cost and discusses her work. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2008 October 3

Roxana Robinson: Short Fiction and Non-Fiction, 2010 October 4

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Fall 2010: The Works of Roxana Robinson. Roxana Robinson, author of novels, short stories, essays, and biography of Georgia O'Keefe, discusses short fiction and non-fiction. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2010 October 4

Roxana Robinson: Sparta, 2013 November 1

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Abstract Writers in Conversation: Davyne Verstandig (UConn lecturer, poet, and former Director of LCWP) talks to Roxana Robinson (author of novels, short stories, essays, and biography of Georgia O'Keefe). Robinson reads first chapter of her novel Sparta, which chronicles the experience of a young soldier struggling to adjust to civilian life after returning from Iraq, and dicusses how she came to write this book. Introduced by Kathy Knapp, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the...
Dates: 2013 November 1

Roxana Robinson: The Long View, or Family, Entitlement and Other Unsettling Subjects, 2010 December 6

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Fall 2010: The Works of Roxana Robinson. Roxana Robinson, author of novels, short stories, essays, and biography of Georgia O'Keefe, reads short story Family Christmas and discusses her work. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2010 December 6

Roxana Robinson: The Trilogy--Sweetwater, This is My Daughter, Cost, 2010 November 15

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Fall 2010: The Works of Roxana Robinson. Roxana Robinson, author of novels, short stories, essays, and biography of Georgia O'Keefe, reads from novel Cost, and discusses her trilogy of novels and their overarching theme the American myth of entitlement. Interviewed by Davyne Verstandig, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2010 November 15

Ted Thompson: The Land of Steady Habits, 2014 September 18

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Writers in Conversation: Ted Thompson reads from and discusses his novel The Land of Steady Habits, which is about a man who must reckon with the high cost of the good life. Interviewed by Kathy Knapp, Director of LCWP. This presentation is part of the Litchfield County Writers Project, which was based at the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut.

Dates: 2014 September 18