Monday, August 9th at 7pm
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Join us for the twenty-eighth episode of Write America featuring memoirist and novelist Kaylie Jones & Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Vijay Seshadri as they read and discuss their works and about how books and art might bridge the deep divisions in our nation.
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ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
KAYLIE JONES is the author of Lies My Mother Never Told Me, a Publishers Weekly starred review memoir chosen as one of the hottest summer reads by The Palm Beach Pulse, The Daily Beast, and The Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Kaylie grew up in Paris, France and Sagaponack, New York, and her father was the novelist James Jones. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University and Columbia University School of the Arts. Kaylie has taught in the public schools of New York City through Teachers & Writers Collaborative, and helped found the MFA Program in Writing at Long Island University's, which is now SUNY Stony Brook Southampton Campus, and the MFA Program in Writing at Wilkes University. She teaches memoir, literature and fiction writing at both universities.
VIJAY SESHADRI is the author of the poetry books Wild Kingdom, The Long Meadow, The Disappearances, (Harper-Collins India), 3 Sections, and, in 2020, That Was Now, This Is Then, as well as many essays, reviews, and memoir fragments. His work has been widely published and anthologized and recognized with a number of honors, among them the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the Literature Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.