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Visiting Writers Series: Carmen Maria Machado

Photo of author Carmen Maria Machado leaning with one arm draped over a chair and another resting on a desk


March 27, 2024, 7:00PM


Join us in hosting the next guest in our Visiting Writers Series – Carmen Maria Machado! This event is open to the public, and a reading and signing will take place at Cedar Crest College in Samuels Theatre.

Carmen Maria Machado is the author of the bestselling memoir In the Dream House, the graphic novel The Low, Low Woods, and the award-winning short story collection Her Body and Other Parties, which includes the viral feminist short story, “The Husband Stitch.” She has been a finalist for the National Book Award and the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, the Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Nonfiction, the Brooklyn Public Library Literature Prize, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize. In 2018, the New York Times listed Her Body and Other Parties as a member of “The New Vanguard,” one of “15 remarkable books by women that are shaping the way we read and write fiction in the 21st century.”


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