Writers Series: Elissa Schapell

Thursday, September 19, 2013
5:00 PM
Memorial Union Building - Theatre I
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Thursday September 19th, 5pm Mub 1

Elissa Schapell

Sponsored by the Frederick Hyde Hibberd '88 Fund

Elissa Schappell is the author of two books of fiction, most recently Blueprints for Building Better Girls, which was chosen as one of the "Best Books of the Year" by The San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, and O Magazine, and Use Me, runner up for the PEN Hemingway award, a New York Times "Notable Book" and a Los Angeles Times "Best Book of the Year." She is co-editor with Jenny Offill of two anthologies, The Friend Who Got Away and Money Changes Everything. Her fiction, non-fiction and essays have appeared in publications including The Paris Review, Bomb, The New York Times Book Review and SPIN as well as anthologies such as The Mrs. Dalloway Reader, The Bitch in the House, Lit Riffs and Cooking & Stealing. Currently, she is a Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair, and a Founding-editor, now Editor-at-Large, of Tin House magazine. She teaches in the MFA program at Columbia University and the low-residency MFA program at Queens, in Charlotte, N.C. and lives with her family in Brooklyn.

The UNH Writers Series is sponsored and organized by the Department of English. The Series is made possible through the support of the MacArthur/Simic and Edmund G. Miller Funds.

Free and open to the public.

Call 603-862-1313 for more info. 

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