Monday, November 28, 2011

Jennifer Haigh and Nahid Rachlin Featured at January Residency

Jennifer Haigh is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Condition; Baker Towers, winner of the 2006 PEN/L.L. Winship Award for outstanding book by a New England author; and Mrs. Kimble, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction. Her short stories have appeared in the Atlantic, Granta, the Saturday Evening Post, and many other publications.

Nahid Rachlin was a Stegner Fellow and has published four novels, including FOREIGNER (W.W.Norton), a memoir, PERSIAN GIRLS (Penguin), and a short story collection, VEILS (City Lights).  She has published stories in about fifty magazines. One story aired on NPR’s “Selected Shorts”. She has received an NEA grant, Pen Syndicated Fiction project  and Bennet Cerf awards and has written reviews for NYTimes Book Review and published essays in NYTimes and Los Angeles Times.
Haigh will offer a Short Story Master Class and will read from her work. Rachlin will offer a workshop in the memoir and will read from her work. The full schedule for the residency and workshop offerings will be posted later this week.

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