WRITE AMERICA: Kurt Andersen, Amy Hempel, & Emily Bernard

Monday, April 5th at 7pm
Live on CrowdCast

Join us for the tenth episode of Write America featuring author and creator of Studio 360 Kurt Andersen, acclaimed short story writer Amy Hempel, & award-winning essayist and author Emily Bernard as they read and discuss their works and about how books and art might bridge the deep divisions in our nation. 

Order SIGNED/BOOKPLATED copies of the selected works of Kurt Andersen, Amy Hempel, & Emily Bernard by adding the books to your cart below!

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS:

KURT ANDERSEN is author of Heyday and Turn of the Century and frequently writes for New York and Vanity Fair. He is host and cocreator of the Peabody Award–winning public radio program Studio 360. In 2006, he founded Very Short List, an email service for connoisseurs of culture who would never call themselves “connoisseurs.” He was cofounder of Spy magazine, and has been a columnist and critic for the New Yorker and Time. Andersen lives with his wife and daughters in Brooklyn.

AMY HEMPEL is the author of Sing to It, The Dog of the Marriage, Tumble Home, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, Reasons to Live, and the coeditor of Unleashed.  Her stories have appeared in Harper’s, Vanity Fair, GQ, Tin House, The Harvard Review, The Quarterly, and have been widely anthologized, including Best American Short Stories and The Best Nonrequired Reading. She teaches in the Graduate Writing Program at Bennington College, and at Stony Brook Southampton. She lives near New York City.

EMILY BERNARD was born and grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, and received her PhD in American studies from Yale University. She has been the recipient of grants from the Ford Foundation, the NEH, and a W. E. B. Du Bois Resident Fellowship at Harvard University. Her essays have been published in journals and anthologies, among them The American Scholar, Best American Essays, and Best African American Essays. She is the Julian Lindsay Green and Gold Professor of English at the University of Vermont.


 

Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking of America: A Recent History Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984801340
Availability: Available and Ships as Soon as Possible.
Published: Random House - August 11th, 2020

Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812978902
Availability: Available and Ships as Soon as Possible.
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 5th, 2018

Sing to It: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982109127
Availability: Available and Ships as Soon as Possible.
Published: Scribner - November 12th, 2019

The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel Cover Image
By Amy Hempel, Rick Moody (Introduction by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780743291637
Availability: Available and Ships as Soon as Possible.
Published: Scribner - September 18th, 2007

Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101972410
Availability: Available and Ships as Soon as Possible.
Published: Vintage - December 3rd, 2019

Event date: 
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event Type: 
Adult Event
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