Sunday, September 26 at 2 p.m.(Location TBA): Workshop: “Short Prose Forms”
Monday, September 27 at 7 p.m.: Reading and book signing at Scripps Cottage
Rebecca Brown’s 12th book, a collection of essays entitled AMERICAN ROMANCES, was released by City Lights in June, 2009 and won the Publishing Triangle Award. Brown is also the author of THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU (City Lights 2006) and WOMAN IN ILL FITTING WIG, a collaboration with painter Nancy Kiefer, and EXCERPTS FROM A FAMILY MEDICAL DICTIONARY (Granta Books (UK), University of Wisconsin Press (USA) and Asahi Shimbun (Japan)). Among her other books are THE END OF YOUTH, THE DOGS: A MODERN BESTIARY, THE TERRIBLE GIRLS (City Lights), and THE GIFTS OF THE BODY (HarperCollins). Brown’s first play, THE TOASTER, was commissioned by New City Theater (2005). She has also collaborated with dance companies, “Better Biscuit Dance,” and “LAUNCH DANCE CO.” She has been awarded numerous prizes, including a Stranger Genius Award, a Boston Book Review Award for Fiction, a Lambda Literary Foundation Award, and is a twice winner of the Washington State Book Award. She is currently a member of the MFA in writing faculty at Goddard College in Vermont.